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Religious Studies

Guide to key sources for research in Religion

Medieval Spain - Finding Articles

Medieval Studies:

International Medieval Bibliography  - key source for journal articles and essays on Medieval philosophy

ITER : Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance  -  also an excellent source for journal articles and essays on Medieval philosophy

Religious Studies:

ATLA Religion Database

Index Islamicus

RAMBI  - Index of Articles on Jewish Studies

Note Library has all issues of the Journal of Medieval Iberian Studies


Databases Useful for Locating Spanish-language articles:

Dialnet   - indexes more than 5,000 Spanish language academic journals.

El Buscon - Biblioteca Nacional de España  -  primarily book material

Red Iberoamericana   open access scholarly Spanish journals  - 375 Humanities journals including: 

Find Books On Mysticism in Medieval Spain

Use the Library Search Box to locate books on Christians, Muslims and Jews in medieval Iberia and al-Andalus.


Other useful sources for locating book material include:




Medieval Spain - Primary Sources

Diplomatarium of the crusader kingdom of Valencia : the registered charters of its conqueror Jaume I, 1257-1276 -  Location -  library has v. 1, 2, 4 (volume 3 is on order)

The Muslim Conquest of Iberia: Medieval and Arabic Narratives -  location

Popularizing Anti-Semitism in early modern Spain and its empire : Francisco de Torrejoncillo and the Centinela contra Judios (1674)  -  Translation of works by   Fransicsco Torrejoncillo

Las Siete Partidas , or Seven Divisions   -     major  Spanish medieval law code compiled by Alfonso X the Learned of Castile

Patrologia Latina  -  works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in 1216.


Free Resources:

Spanish Golden Age and Primary Documents for Medieval Spain  as well as  Spain: Historical Collections  from EuroDocs  -  English translations of a wide variety of documents

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