In addition to the collection of resources compiled above, the links below may prove helpful in finding full-text versions of works, archival materials, explanations of rhetorical tropes used in the periods, and the latest research in various areas of Medieval/ Renaissance.
Texts / Archives
Reference / Scholarship
Courtesy of UNL Special Collections
A relation of some yeares travaile, begunne anno 1626. Into Afrique and the greater Asia, especially the territories of the Persian monarchie, and some parts of the Oriental Indies and iles adiacent...
Sir Thomas Herbert
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