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Myth


The Encyclopedia Mythica (Online Encyclopedia of mythical names and references)
The Camelot Project Arthurian texts, images, bibliographies and basic information


History


This section contains links to sites that offer information related to the various periods of history that GGK has used as inspiration for his books. Please feel free to
submit any good links that you have found that are relevant.

General

Argos: A search engine and links site for the Ancient and Medieval World.
ORB (The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies)
The Late Antiquity subheading of ORB (Steve Muhlberger, editor)
The Labyrinth (a major starting point for Medieval Studies online)
The Society for Late Antiquity
Medieval History and Archaeology Links, a page by Professor Florin Curta

Spain (The Lions of Al-Rassan)

• Entry on El Cid (source for Rodrigo Belmonte of The Lions of Al-Rassan) in the Catholic   Encyclopedia
• Another article on El Cid, by Professor B. Kurtz
• Information on the Jews of Medieval Spain (the 'Kindath' of The Lions of Al-Rassan)

Byzantium (The Sarantine Mosaic)

Byzantine Studies on the Internet (Paul Halsall's magnificent site)
The Glory of Byzantium (The Metropolitan Museum in NY's superb exhibition on Byzantium, online)
Dumbarton Oaks (Byzantine Studies Centre)
• An online biography of Justinian (source for Valerius of The Sarantine Mosaic)
• An online biography of Theodora (source for Alixana of The Sarantine Mosaic)
Justinian, Theodora and Procopius: A comprehensive and extensively annotated guide to over 150 sites about 6th-century Byzantium.
The Secret History by Procopius (source for Pertennius) - Atwater's translation, with interactive commentary.
Sports of the Byzantine Empire - this article, written by Barbara Schrodt, first appeared in the Journal of Sport History, 1981.
Byzantium 1200 - a gorgeous site showing computer reconstructions of the Byzantine Monuments located in Istanbul, Turkey as of the year 1200. Click on 'contents' and surf around.


Art


• A mosaic image of Theodora (source for Alixana of The Sarantine Mosaic) from San Vitale, in   Ravenna, done in the latter part of the 6th century,   with her retinue. Full and close up.
• An image of Justinian (source for Valerius of The Sarantine Mosaic) from San Vitale, in Ravenna, with his retinue.
A piece of Byzantine silkwork, of a charioteer.
A collection of Byzantine Images
• Depiction and description of Justinian's column, which stood on the south-west of Hagia Sophia and was nearly as high as its dome.


Science-Fiction & Fantasy


Terri Windling's Endicott Studio of Mythic Arts
SFsite.com The homepage for science fiction and fantasy
Locus Magazine Online: News, reviews, resources & perspectives of the science fiction field
The Internet Top 100 SF/Fantasy List
Science Fiction Weekly
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GGK's (English Language) Publishers


Penguin Canada
Roc/Penguin Putnam (USA)
EOS/Harper Collins (USA)
Voyager/Harper Collins (UK)
Earthlight/Simon & Schuster (UK)


General Interest


Culture.ca - Canada's Cultural Gateway



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