[resources are available to all Library users on-campus; some resources will be available to SOAS students & staff only if off-campus]
- AWOL (Ancient World Online)
Directory to open-access historical texts on the Ancient World: includes late antiquity, Byzantium, early Church history, Syriac and Coptic studies, history of medicine.
- A-Z Open Access journals on Ancient Studies
- Byzantium: Byzantine Studies on the Internet
From Fordham University (New York) – essays, articles, extracts and commentary on the history of the Byzantine Empire.
- Canadio-Byzantina (newsletter of the Canadian Committee of Byzantanists)
The online open-access newsletter of the Canadian Committtee of Byzantanists is currently hosted by the University of Ottawa. Coverage is from no.1(1992) onward. Press "Archives" to see back-issues. These can be viewed and downloaded as complete PDFs.
- Dumbarton Oaks Resources for Byzantine Studies (Washington DC) A collection of print and e-resources (including open-access material) on all aspects of the Byzantine Empire. Individual collections include Online Lead Seals Catalogue, Resources for Syriac studies, Bibliography of gender in Byzantium, Translations of Byzantine saints' lives, and Dissertations on Byzantium in North America.
- Dumbarton Oaks Online Publications (Byzantine Studies)
A selection of open-access volumes on a range of Byzantine subjects (economics, history, religious studies, art and architecture) to read online or download a single copy for personal use.
- Manuscripts in the Byzantine Collection (Dumbarton Oaks)
Digital facsimiles of four medieval manuscript Gospel books (with information on context and acquisition history) from the Dumbarton Oaks Collection. Images from the manuscripts may also be viewed in high resolution.
- Encyclopedia of the Hellenic World
Covers Asia Minor, the Black Sea area and Constantinople / Byzantium from ancient times and includes articles, bibliographies, a directory of related weblinks and an historical interactive atlas with audio-visual material
- Portail des ressources Byzantines (Université de Fribourg, Switzerland) The public part of this portal includes Project Typika (a database of terms relating to artifacts and raw materials mentioned in Byzantine documents), an interactive guide to web resources on Byzantium and a traditional bibliography
- Prosopographie der mittelbyzantinischen Zeit
A digital index to Part 1 of the print PmbZ (covering 641-867 AD) which documents the lives of individuals active in the Byzantine World. Part 2 is in development. Print editions are held at the Institute of Historical Research, Kings College (Maughan Library) and the British Library.
Other Libraries in the London area with significant collections in Byzantine Studies are:
- British Library
Extensive print, manuscript and documentary resources relating to the Byzantine Empire
- Heythrop College (University of London)
Specialist philosophy and theological college with collections on early Christianity, theology and liturgical studies relevant to the study of the Byzantine Empire
- Institute of Archaeology (University College London)
One of the major centres for global archaeology, cultural studies and museum studies
- Institute of Classical Studies (University of London)
Part of the University of London’s School of Advanced Study, the Institute focuses on the cultures of the ancient Mediterranean and neighbouring lands, ranging from prehistory to Late Antiquity
- Institute of Historical Research (University of London)
All aspects of history from Late Antiquity onward are covered by the IHR’s collections, which contain valuable reference resources on the Byzantine Empire
- Kings College London (Maughan Library)
Wide range of resources on all aspects of the study of the Byzantine Empire
- School of Slavonic and East European Studies (University College London)
For material on territories in Eastern Europe and Russia formerly under Byzantine influence
- Warburg Institute (University of London)
Part of the University of London’s School of Advanced Study, with collections focusing on cultural history, art history and the history of ideas including the influence of ancient Mediterranean ideas