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Welcome to the website for A Short History of the Middle Ages, third edition, by Barbara H. Rosenwein. This site provides additional content for the text published by UTP Higher Education.  It is designed to be an aid to both students and enthusiasts of medieval history.  Take some time and roam around.  Test your knowledge of medieval history, explore maps of medieval times, or the lineages of rulers past.

This site includes study questions for each chapter as well as reproductions of the maps and genealogies found in the text.

Nearly two hundred study questions available here were developed over several years by the author. They provide rigorous tests of students’ knowledge through chapter by chapter questions regarding maps, plates, and key terms, while also challenging students with short and long answer questions.   The study questions will be an invaluable resource for students reviewing for their medieval history exams or simply testing their knowledge as they work through the text.

Printed in colour for the first time in this edition and available here are all of the text’s maps.  They can be easily downloaded for papers, electronic presentations, or to markup for study purposes.

Also available are lists of Byzantine Emperors and Empresses, Roman Emperors, and Popes and Antipopes.

Finally, the glossary is included here for easy reference.

Comments, queries, and advice are always welcome.  Please contact UTP Higher Education at:


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