Internet Resources for the Student of History

European History

This collection of links will help students locate information about topics in European History.  Most of the sites listed below are large and comprehensive, and they offer additional links to information about more specialized topics.  To simplify the search process, the links are organized by categories.

Reference Works
Guides to Art and Architecture
Guides to World Religions
The History and Culture of European Cities
The Ancient World (to the Fall of the Roman Empire)
Medieval Europe (ca. 500-1500)
Early Modern Europe (1400-1789)
Modern Europe (1789-1914)
Contemporary Europe (1914-Present)


UNC Pembroke's Sampson-Livermore Library
Guide to Electronic Resources for the Study of History

Reference Works

Gateway to World History

The World Civilization Virtual Library (Dr. Deborah Vess at Georgia College & State University)

The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: History Index

The Hanover Historical Texts Project (A Library of Scanned Texts)

The Avalon Project at Yale University
(A Collection of Treaties, Legal Documents, and Other Sources)

History on Public Television

The Marx/Engels Archive

Index of Resources for History

The History of France (Web Resources)

The History of France (Web Links)

German History (Web Resources)

Guides to Art and Architecture

The National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC)

The Collection of the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg (Russia)

Art History Links Pages

Art History with Pippin Michelli

Art History Resources on the Web

Arts and the Humanities on the World Wide Web (Prentice-Hall)

A Guide to Amiens Cathedral

The Bayeux Tapestry

The Art Museums of San Francisco

Gateway to Art History (Keyed to Gardner's Art Through the Ages)

Images of  Medieval Art and Architecture

Visual Tours of the Kremlin in Moscow and the Cities of the Golden Ring

The Christian Catacombs of Ancient Rome

Castles on the Web

Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry (Medieval French Manuscript)

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre (Jerusalem)

Images of the Italian Renaissance

The Web Gallery of Art (European Paintings, 1200-1700)

The Vincent Van Gogh Gallery

Guides to World Religions

The Cistercians (Monastic Order)

The Ecole Initiative (A Hypertext Encyclopedia of the Early Christian Church)

Exploring Five World Religions (Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam)

Internet Islamic History Sourcebook

Internet  Jewish History Sourcebook

The History and Culture of European Cities

Roma Antiqua (Great Images; Text in German)

The Rome Project

Paris at the Time of Philippe Auguste (13th century)

Florence and Tuscany


The Ancient World (to the Fall of the Roman Empire)

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook

Classics and Mediterranean Archaeology

The Rome Project

Medieval Europe (ca. 500-1500)

The Medieval Source Book

Early Modern Europe (ca. 1400-1789)

Internet Modern History Source Book

Christus Rex (Images of the Sistine Chapel)

Modern Europe (1789-1914)

Internet Modern History Source Book

The Victorian Web Overview

The Battle of Waterloo

The Encyclopedia of the Revolution of 1848

Contemporary Europe (1914-Present)

Sources for Twentieth-century Europe

Internet Modern History Source Book

The Great War Society, 1914-1918

The Great War

Art of the First World War

The German Armed Forces in World War II

The World War II Website Association

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Cuban Missile Crisis

This Page is Maintained by Robert W. Brown

Last update:  03.X.2000

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