Italy

# Namesort descending City Country Description Region Period
1 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library New Haven United States

The Beinecke, Yale University's rare book and manuscript library, holds excellent collections of early modern and modern European manuscripts.

General Europe, British Isles, France, Italy modern, early modern, medieval
2 Bodleian Library, Oxford University Oxford United Kingdom

The Bodleian Library at Oxford University. A major research library with a world-class collection of manuscripts.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
3 British Library London United Kingdom

The British Library, one of the world's leading research libraries

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
4 British Library, Manuscripts Division catalog London United Kingdom

The Manuscripts Division catalog for the British Library. Manuscripts include virtually all areas of research.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
5 Cambridge University Library Cambridge United Kingdom

Cambridge University's library system

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
6 Dante's Inferno, a guide

An animated guide to the Inferno

Italy early modern
7 Digital Scriptorium

An online collection of medieval and renaissance manuscripts drawn from over forty major American collections. As of September 2012, contains catalog records and high-quality photographs for over 5,000 manuscripts and 24,000 images.

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
8 Early Modern European Society General Europe, Central Europe, France, Italy early modern
9 Eurodocs

A large collection of primary sources, transcribed and translated.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
10 Europe 1450-1650

a syllabus covering Europe from 1450-1650

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
11 European Library The Hague Netherlands

The European Library is a consortium of the national libraries of Europe with an excellent collection of electronic catalogs and links to digital collections.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
12 European Social and Political Thought from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment

a syllabus for advanced undergraduates and beginning graduate students on the history of European social and political thought

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
13 Europeana

A site run by the Royal Library of the Netherlands, with EU Commission funds, with links to 4.6 million digitized items from national libraries and museums throughout Europe.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
14 Folger Shakespeare Library Washington, DC United States

The Folger Shakespeare Library has strong collections in the Renaissance, and especially in early modern Britain.

General Europe, British Isles, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy modern, early modern, medieval
15 Guide to the Study of Early Modern History

An extensive guide to the secondary literature about early modern Europe, written by Constantin Fasolt (Chicago). Some discussion of primary sources included.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe early modern
16 Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Collegeville, Minnesota United States

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library is home to "the world's largest collection of images of manuscripts from Europe, Ethiopia, the Middle East, and India." Images are variously available on microfilm and in digital form. HMML is also home to a number of medieval manuscripts from Europe and beyond.

General Europe, British Isles, Central Europe, Italy, Southeastern Europe early modern, medieval, ancient
17 Historical Archive of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Italy

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Historical Archive (Archivio Storico del Ministero degli Affari Esteri) contains documents relating to Italy's relations with foreign powers dating back to the 19th century.

General Europe, Italy modern
18 Historical Archives of the European Communities Italy

Contain the records of the European Communities of the 20th century.

General Europe, Italy modern
19 Historical Research in Europe

An extensive collection of archive websites, searchable by country and keyword

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
20 History of Early Modern European Legal and Political Thought

a graduate syllabus covering the history of early modern European legal and political thought

General Europe, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval
21 History of European Civilization

an undergraduate syllabus covering the history of Europe from the Middle Ages to the early modern period, with some reference to ancient Greece and Rome

General Europe, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy early modern, medieval, ancient
22 Huntington Library San Marino United States

The Huntington Library contains excellent collections of European manuscripts, with particular emphasis on the British Isles, the Renaissance, and France.

General Europe, British Isles, France, Italy modern, early modern, medieval
23 Instituto Storico Italiano per il Medioevo Rome Italy

Contains a research library and reading room.

General Europe, Italy medieval
24 Internet Medieval Sourcebook

An impressive collection of primary sources covering all aspects of the medieval world. Focus is on Europe, with considerable coverage of Byzantium and Islam. One of the standard online sources for reliable primary material.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe medieval
25 Italian Historical Institute for the Middle Ages

The Italian Historical Institute for the Middle Ages devotes its resources to the study of the medieval period.

Italy medieval
26 National Central Archives

The National Central Archives in Rome is one of the primary government archives of Italy.

Italy modern
27 National Central Archives, Florence

The National Central Archives in Florence is a key government archive.

Italy modern
28 National Library "Vittorio Emanuele III", Naples Italy

Located in Naples, this National Library is one of southern Italy's premier research sites.

Italy modern
29 National Library Service (SBN) Italy

Italy's national library.

General Europe, Italy modern
30 ORB: The Encyclopedia

An edited collection of essays about the early, high, and late medieval period. Some primary sources also included.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy medieval
31 Oxford University Library Oxford United Kingdom

Oxford University's library system

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient, prehistorical
32 State Archives System (SIAS) Italy

The SIAS contains governmental records from several departments.

Italy modern
33 The National Library of France (Bibliothèque nationale de France) Paris France

The National Library of France (commonly known as the Bibliothèque nationale) owns a wide variety of manuscripts and documents covering virtually all regions of Europe.

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe modern, early modern, medieval, ancient
34 Vatican Film Library Vatican City

The Vatican Film Library contains the Vatican's collection of film and video.

General Europe, Italy modern
35 Vatican Secret Archives Vatican City

The famous Vatican Secret Archives contain manuscripts concerning ecclesiastical affairs and the Vatican's diplomatic relations with every European state.

General Europe, Italy modern, early modern, medieval
36 What Every Medievalist Should Know

A collection of bibliographies listing standard works for over forty topics or themes that are important to the study of medieval Europe. The topics run the gamut from archaeology, Byzantine literature, and codicology to rhetoric, saints, and time and the calendar. Intended as a reference "to get you started, and to allow you to work up in a new field."

General Europe, Baltic States, Benelux, British Isles, Central Europe, France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Russia & Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Southeastern Europe medieval
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