History: Medieval & Renaissance

A guide to resources for the areas of history at Monash University

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Acta Sanctorum 

Acta Sanctorum

The Acta Sanctorum Database is an electronic version of the complete printed text of Acta Sanctorum, from the edition published in sixty-eight volumes by the Société des Bollandistes in Antwerp and Brussels. It is a collection of documents examining the lives of saints and runs from the two January volumes published in 1643 to the Propylaeum to December published in 1940. The Acta Sanctorum Database contains the entire Acta Sanctorum, including all prefatory material, original texts, critical apparatus and indices. 

If you'd like to go browse the shelves, some relevant locations are listed below. Otherwise you can search for books (print and electronic) in Search.
 

Early Medieval Europe

940.12

Medieval Architecture

723

Medieval Art

709.02

Medieval Europe

940.1

Medieval Florence

945.51

Medieval literature

809.02

Medieval monasticism

271.0094

Medieval Philosophy - Eastern

181

Medieval Philosophy - Western

189

Religion in Medieval Europe

274.05

Medieval history, Crusades

909.07

Italian renaissance

945.05

European renaissance

940.21

Below are some of the key journals in Medieval and Renaissance history. Search many journals at one time by using the Library Databases

In History there are, broadly speaking, two types of databases. Those you use to find primary sources and those you use for journal articles. For primary sources look at the Primary Sources library guide.    

For journal articles, books, theses, conference papers and more:

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