Please find below a list of the works that have been most helpful in verifying aspects of the Oxford map, which are footnoted throughout the various essays found on this site, along with some texts which might be useful for further reading.

If there is a work that you think would be a helpful addition to this list, please contact us to let us know.

Connolly, Daniel K. The Maps of Matthew Paris. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2009.

Edson, Evelyn. “Matthew Paris’ ‘Other,’ Map of Palestine.” The Map Collector 66  (1994): 18-22.
See also a digested version of this article.

Harvey, P. D. A. “Matthew Paris’s Maps of Palestine.” In Thirteenth Century EnglandVIII; Proceedings of the Durham Conference 1999, ed. Michael Prestwich, Richard Britnell and Robin Frame, 165-77. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2001.

Harvey, P. D. A. Medieval Maps of the Holy Land. London: The British Library, 2012.

Kamal, Youssouf. Monumenta Cartograhica Africae et Aegypti, IV. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1936.

Miller, Konrad. Mappaemundi: die ältesten Weltkarten, vol. III, 152-6. Stuttgart: Roth, 1895.

Nebenzahl, Kenneth. Maps of the Holy Land: Images of Terra Sancta through Two Millenia. New York: Abbeville Promotional, 1986.

Röhricht, Gustav Reinhold.“Karten und Pläne VI,” 178-82 and plate IV in “Karten und Pläne zur Palästinakunde aus dem 7.-16. Jahrhunderts.” Zeitschrift des deutschen Palästina-Vereins 18 (1895): 173-182, plates 5-7.

Vaughan, Richard. Matthew Paris. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1958. Vaughan, Richard. “The Handwriting of Matthew Paris.” Transaction of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society 1, no. 5 (1953):376-94.

Benvenisti, Meron. The Crusaders in the Holy Land. New York: Macmillan, 1970.

Deschamps, Paul. Les Châteaux des Croisés en Terre-Sainte. Paris: Librarie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1939.

Dussaud, René. Topographi Historique de la Syrie Antique et Médiévale. Paris: Librarie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1927.

Pringle, Denys. The Churches of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Pringle, Denys. Secular Buildings in the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: An Archaeological Gazetteer. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

Piana, Mathias and Christer Carlsson. Archaeology and Architecture of the Military Orders. Ashgate: Farnham, 2014.

Ellenblum, Ronnie. Crusader Castles and Modern Histories. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Ellenblum, Ronnie. Frankish Rural Settlement in the Kingdom of Jerusalem. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Pringle, Denys. Churches, Castles and Landscape in the Frankish East. Farnham: Ashgate, 2013.

Prawer, Joshua. Crusader Institutions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1980.

Setton, Kenneth, ed. A History of the Crusades. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1969-1989.

Birkholz, Daniel. The King’s Two Maps: Cartography and Culture in Thirteenth-Century England. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Connely, Daniel K. The Maps of Matthew Paris: Medieval Journeys through Space, Time, and Liturgy. Woodbridge: Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer, 2009.

Harvey, P. D. A. Medieval Maps. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1991.

Lewis, Suzanne. The Art of Matthew Paris in the Chronica Maiora. Berkley: The University of California Press, 1987.