Other Women's Voices: Translations of Women's Writing Before 1700
This website offers substantial excerpts and more than 120 writings from around the world. Its most valuable feature is this abundant accumulation of texts that women themselves have generated from such a wide array of times and places. The texts span from 2300 BCE to the early 18th century, with... [more]
Website last visited 2004-02-23.
Epistolae: Medieval Women's Latin Letters
Joan Ferrante, Columbia University and Columbia Center for New Media, Teaching, and Learning
This website provides access to a substantial body of sources documenting the religious, economic, and political lives of powerful women in medieval Europe. "Epistolae" is a collection of letters written or received by female nobility and prominent members of religious orders between the 4th and... [more]
Website last visited 2004-11-17.
Mapping Margery Kempe: A Guide to Late Medieval Material and Spiritual Life
Sarah Stanbury and Virginia Raguin, College of the Holy Cross
Margery Kempe, an early 15th-century woman who desired to live a spiritual life, composed what is often recognized as the first English autobiography, The Book of Margery Kempe, in 1438. Kempe was married, the mother of 14 children, and illiterate, yet she attempted to lead a monastic life... [more]
Website last visited 2006-02-21.
From History to Herstory: Yorkshire Women's Lives Online, 1100 to the Present
West Yorkshire Archive Service, United Kingdom
This site showcases the lives of women in Yorkshire, England, from the 2nd century CE to the present day. The site presents 85,000 digitized images and microfilmed documents from the collections of the archives and libraries in and around Yorkshire. Among the women featured are some extremely well... [more]
Website last visited 2005-01-31.
Lisa M. Bitel, University of Southern California, and Katherine Gill, Hill Monastic Manuscript Library
This database site has a clear mission statement: "to document the participation of Christian women in the religion and society of medieval Europe . . . [and] to collect and make available all existing data... [more]
Website last visited 2007-08-20.