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The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
With their astonishing diversity of tone and subject matter, The Canterbury Tales have become one of the touchstones of medieval... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by J. R. R. Tolkien
From a remote and exotic age--of chivalry and wizards, knights and holy quests. In the unique imagination of J.R.R. Tolken the power of these great stories comes to life for modern readers. [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Phil./Religion,
Literature
MacBeth by William Shakespeare
Elements - Subtle poetry of Macbeth's speeches, the "post-Christian" religious significance, the blood-darkness-water themes, and political connections between Scottish Thanes and British Earls. [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Everyman by Anonymous
As this medieval moral play unfolds, Everyman learns that neither possessions nor accomplishments will follow him to the grave. As Everyman's problem is our problem, the play provokes thought and discussion 700 years later. [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Inferno by Dante Alighieri
Written 700 years ago and more alive than ever - Dante's Inferno has no equal. Breathtaking account of a tour of Hell gives a glimpse into... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Phil./Religion,
Literature
Travels by Marco Polo
It was perhaps the first book to achieve best-seller status before the invention of the printing press-it was certainly the most... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Biography,
General
King Lear by William Shakespeare
Based on the legend of King Leir in pre-Roman Britain. King Lear divides his kingdom among his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cordelia, according to their love for him. [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Literature
Paradise by Dante Alighieri
Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite... [More]
Middle Ages
600-1300
Secondary
& Adult
Phil./Religion,
Literature
Church History in Plain Language by Bruce Shelley
Not a dry account, but a compelling story of the most powerful force in Western History - the Church. Shelley's book can be used as a main source... [More]
Ancient to
Modern
Secondary
& Adult
Phil./Religion,
General
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