Adam J. Kosto

Department of History

Columbia University


[on leave 2012­–13]

History W1061 – Introduction to the Early Middle Ages, 250-1050 (Fall 2011)
History W3060 – Laws of War in the Middle Ages [lecture] (Spring 2011)
History W3803 – Power, Law, and Written Records in Medieval Europe (last offered Fall 1997)
History W4060 – Laws of War in the Middle Ages [seminar] (last offered Spring 2008)

History W4061 – Medieval Social and Political Thought (last offered Spring 2012)

History G8061 [formerly G8225 / G8122] -- Topics in Premodern European History (Fall 2010)
History G8063 – Captivity [with Prof. Haefeli] (last offered Fall 2007)
History G8100 – The Medieval Mediterranean (last offered Spring 2006)
History G8910 – Introduction to History and Historiography (last offered Spring 2012)
History G9067 – Seminar in Medieval Societies and Institutions: Studies in Medieval Records (last offered Fall 2009)

Contemporary Civilization C1101x – Introduction to Contemporary Civilization in the West I (last offered Fall 2010)
Contemporary Civilization C1102y – Introduction to Contemporary Civilization in the West II (last offered Spring 2010)



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Columbia University Links

Columbia University
Department of History
Columbia University Libraries

Medieval Links

New York

Medieval and Renaissance Center (New York University)
Columbia University Medieval Guild
Medieval Club of New York
Center for Medieval Studies (Fordham University)
Medieval Studies Certificate Program (Graduate School and University Center, CUNY)

United States and Canada

Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Arizona State University)
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (University of California, Los Angeles)
Centre for Medieval Studies (University of Toronto)
Delaware Valley Medieval Association
Medieval Academy of America (Cambridge)
Medieval Institute (University of Notre Dame)
Program in Medieval Studies (Princeton)
Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (Toronto)


Department of Medieval Studies, Central European University (Budapest)
Ecole Nationale des Chartes (Paris)
Laboratoire de Médiévistique Occidentale de Paris
Institució Milà i Fontanals (CSIC, Barcelona)
Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes (CNRS, Paris/Orléans)
Institut für Mittelalterforschung, Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften (Vienna)
Institut für Österreichische Geschichtsforschung (Vienna)
Monumenta Germaniae Historica (Munich)
Onderzoekschool Mediëvistiek (Groningen)
Società Internazionale per lo Studio del Medioevo Latino (Spoleto)
Société des Bollandistes (Brussels)


American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain
Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies


International Medieval Congress (Leeds, UK)
International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kalamazoo, MI)


The Labyrinth   A WWW Server for Medieval Studies (Georgetown University)
The Medieval Review
Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies

Online Medieval Sources Bibliography

Regesta Imperii
Orbis Latinus
dMGH (Digital Monumenta Germaniae Historica)
cartulR: Répertoire des cartulaires médiévaux et modernes (TELMA)
Arnaldi et al., Latinitatis italicae medii aevi...lexicon imperfectum
Cappelli, Dizionario di abbreviature latini ed italiani (1912) (Moscow State University)
Early English Laws
Regnum Francoum Online
Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilizations (Harvard)
Medieval Canon Law Virtual Library (Colby)
Projet Volterra II: Law and the End of Empire

Getting in Touch

Office: 404 Fayerweather
Office Hours: [on leave 2012–13]
Phone: 212-854-3005
Fax: 212-851-5963
Campus Mail: MC 2504 (Fayerweather Hall, 3rd Floor, Box 13)
US Mail: Department of History, Mail Code 2504, 1180 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY  10027  USA
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