Religious Studies: Other Suggested Resources

October 7, 2015

Motif-Index of Folk Literature

Classification of narrative elements in folktales, ballads, myths, fables, mediaeval romances, jest-books, and local legends. The above links to the index (Volume 6). To directly access other individual volumes: Vol. 1; Vol. 2; Vol.

April 9, 2015

Index of Christian Art

Database of medieval art relating to Christianity with full-text records for nearly 80,000 works of art dating from early apostolic times (ca. A.D. 33) to A.D. 1550. Includes nearly 100,000 images. Disclaimer: approximately 25% of images in the database are currently restricted and cannot be accessed. All other "public images" are available to view.

January 6, 2015

Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization

Collection of Jewish literature, artwork, and works of intellectual and religious culture covering 1973-2005. Note that you must register for a free account to access content.

August 20, 2014

Compact Memory: Internet Archive of Jewish Periodicals

Digital archive of German-language Jewish newspapers and periodicals,  ca. 1768 - 1938, in Germany, Austria, and elsewhere in Central Europe.  Covers religious, political, social, cultural, and academic aspects of Jewish life.

March 17, 2014

Historical Atlas of Islam

Atlas of the Islamic world showing boundaries, trade routes, railways, empires, ethnic groups, etc.

February 7, 2014

Early Western Korans Online

Collection of Korans and Koran translations printed between 1537 and 1857 in European cities.

February 7, 2014

Qur'ān Concordance

Finding aid that allows users to identify and localize text fragments of the Qurʾān.

February 7, 2014

Dictionary of Qur'anic Usage

Arabic-English dictionary of Qur'anic usage.

May 9, 2012

Social Explorer

User-friendly tool for locating and downloading US Census data and other demographic resources. Social Explorer is also an on-line tool for creating maps with this data for export as image files.

November 1, 2011

Encyclopaedia Islamica

An abridged translation of a Persian encyclopedia that is one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world. Particularly strong in coverage of Shiʿi Islam. Still a work-in-progress; not many volumes of the translation have been completed yet.


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