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Roman de la rose


Your librarian: Molly Poremski
523 Lockwood Memorial Library
poremski@buffalo.edu

 

Background information:

Medieval France : an encyclopedia / William W. Kibler, editor
Call Number:   DC33.2 .M44 1995
Location:   Lockwood Library Reference - 2nd floor
http://catalog.lib.buffalo.edu/vufind/Record/001564542

A dictionary of symbols / Jean Chevalier and Alain Gheerbrant ; translated from the French by John Buchanan-Brown.
Call Number:   GR931 .C4413 1996
Location:   Lockwood Library Book Collection - 4th Floor
http://catalog.lib.buffalo.edu/vufind/Record/001823078

Medieval folklore : a guide to myths, legends, tales, beliefs, and customs / edited by Carl Lindahl, John McNamara, John Lindow.
Call Number:   GR35 .M43 2002
Location:   Lockwood Library Reference - 2nd floor
http://catalog.lib.buffalo.edu/vufind/Record/002191958

Encyclopedia of medieval literature / edited by Robert Thomas Lambdin and Laura Cooner Lambdin
Call Number:   PN669 .E53 2000
Location:   Lockwood Library Book Collection - 5th Floor (view map)
http://catalog.lib.buffalo.edu/vufind/Record/002054630

Now in ebook format too!
http://catalog.lib.buffalo.edu/vufind/Record/003533247

Literature of the French and Occitan Middle Ages : eleventh to fifteenth centuries / edited by Deborah Sinnreich-Levi and Ian S. Laurie.
Call Number:   PS128 D5 v.208
Location:   Lockwood Library Reference - 2nd floor
http://catalog.lib.buffalo.edu/vufind/Record/001981225

 

Online Resources:

Medieval Europe: Overview
http://dailylife2.abc-clio.com/Topics/Display/1425940

The New Cambridge Medieval History Volume 5: c.1198–c.1300

Cambridge Histories Online
http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/pdp/index.asp?ID=468

 

Online Manuscripts:

Roman de la Rose Digital Library
http://romandelarose.org/#home

Bodleian Library, MS. Douce 195

Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meung, Le Roman de la Rose, in a manuscript made for Louise of Savoy, mother of Francis I, with many miniatures in the style of Robinet Testard, French, late 15th century.
http://image.ox.ac.uk/show?collection=bodleian&manuscript=msdouce195

British Library’s Harley 4425
http://www.bl.uk/catalogues/illuminatedmanuscripts/record.asp?MSID=7465&CollID=8&NStart=4425

Digital Scriptorium
http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/digitalscriptorium/

TimeRef Medieval History Timelines
http://www.timeref.org/

 

Recommended viewing:

Making Manuscripts
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aDHJu9J10o&list=PLVT0pjm6IwuYTkAH481YZ-m1J-lCOjUjZ

Illuminations - Treasures of the Middle Ages - BBC (30 minutes)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zuME-DcksYo

The Structure of a Medieval Manuscript
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKBJkf2xbqI

 

The Research Process:

How to get started:
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Creating a Search Strategy
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Citing Sources
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Son of Citation Machine
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