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Books on the Sixteenth Century

Link to Early Modern Studies website. Peter Martyr Library. The Early Modern Studies series includes titles in history, art history, church history, philosophy, literature, and interdisciplinary studies, covering the period from approximately 1450 to 1680. This series was first established by the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference in the 1980s and was known as the Sixteenth Century Essays & Studies series published by the Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers. Penn State University Press now publishes Early Modern Studies. Included in the series are translations of some of the significant works of Peter Martyr Vermigli, the sixteenth century Italian reformer, scholar, and philosopher which comprise the Peter Martyr Library, which is now overseen by The Davenant Institute

Here are additional links to related resources on the World Wide Web:

American Historical Review

A journal published by the American Historical Association.

Art History Resources on the Web

A large number of links to art history resources for all periods.

Early Modern England Source

Information on various activities in the field of Early Modern England studies.

Early Modern Literary Studies

A refereed journal, the site contains a number of links to archives as well as other sites.

Early Modern Medicine

A weekly scholarly blog concerning topics in early modern medicine.

The Early Modern World

A collection of resources and information provided by Fordham University concerning the Early Modern World.


Western European Primary Historical Documents.

The Galileo Project

Focuses on the study of Galileo; his life and his work.

The Huntington Library

Also contains a large collection of manuscripts and other texts and documents.


Resources for medieval studies.


An archive of texts and documents from the medieval period to the seventeenth century.

Medieval & Renaissance Games

Rules for, and information about, games played before 1700.

The Newberry Library

Contains a large collection of manuscripts and other texts and documents.

Plague and Public Health in Renaissance Europe

A hypertext archive of materials relating to the problem of epidemic disease in Western Europe between 1348 and 1530.

Resource Guide to Medieval Times


An index for the web; this is the "History" subheading.