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Medieval Asia

The sites in this directory focus on all aspects of Asian history, from general studies of the continent and various societies within Asia to topics of interest in Asia during the Middle Ages.
  1. People of Medieval Asia (10)
  2. Primary Sources (3)
  3. Topics in Asian Studies (8)
  4. Castles in Asia
  5. The Silk Road
  6. Japan
  7. Mongols
  8. Russia

Medieval Atlas: Maps of Asia
An index of maps depicting Asia or regions within Asia during the Middle Ages

Afghanistan
A basic overview of the history of Afghanistan from its earlist origins to the eighteenth century. Part of a larger work on the country of Afghanistan produced by the Library of Congress; a public domain document online here at the Medieval History site.

Armenia
A straightforward overview of the history of Armenia from its earlist origins through the Middle Ages. Part of a larger work on the country of Armenia produced by the Library of Congress; a public domain document online here at the Medieval History site.

China: The Imperial Era
An overview of the history of China from its earlist origins to the 16th century. Part of a larger work on the country of China produced by the Library of Congress; a public domain document online here at the Medieval History site.

Periods of Ancient China
Lucid overview of the dynasties of China, from the Han in 220 to the Qing in 1644, from About.com Guide to Ancient/Classical History N.S. Gill.

Iraq
Informative survey of the history of Iraq from ancient to modern times. Part of a larger work on the country of Iraq produced by the Library of Congress; a public domain document online here at the Medieval History site.

EMEDCH-L
A discussion list for early medieval China. Send a message with no subject to listproc@usc.edu and put "subscribe EMEDCH-L Your Name" in the message body.

Major Events Relevant to Central Asian History
Straightforward timeline by Mark Dickens covers major events in Central Asian history from 1200 BC to 1600 AD.

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