The Courtauld Institute of Art : http://www.courtauld.ac.uk
The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture : http://www.crsbi.ac.uk/crsbi/shobdon/intro.html
Art History Resources : A number of links to some very useful sites for different periods of Art History http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHearlyeurope
This site is in Spanish, but can be partly accessed in English: www.circuloromanico.com articles on pre-Romanesque & Mozarab are included
Eduard van Boxtel’s site: http://www.ho-net.nl/BourgogneRomane/ on Burgundy is an excellent resouce
John Harding’s site : http://www.sheelanagig.org/
Mike Harding’s site, http://www.mikeharding.co.uk
Phillip Harland’s rich & scholarly site of antiquity & early Christianity : http://www.philipharland.com/topics.html
Tina Negus’ site, http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m2386/is_2_114/ai_106981969
David Owner’s site, www.greenmaneastanglia.co.uk
Ruth Wylie’s site, http://www.motley-morris.co.uk/exploring_new_interpretations_of.htm
Anthony Weir’s site, http://www.beyond-the-pale.org.uk
This site is in Friesian, but looks rewarding, with many unusual photos, written from a Catholic point of view : http://www.franciscuskerk.nl/web/main.php?mainpage_id=3&subpage_id=68
Mercia MacDermott’s site, http://www.hoap.co.uk/macdermott.htm
DO read the update on the connection between the Green Man and the motif of the triple rabbits, and then the Three hares project, http://www.chrischapmanphotography.com/hares/index.html
and go on to “listen again” to the half-hour BBC programme on the subject: http://cgi.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/hares.shtml
and this site provides further information on the hares and further links: http://www.theunbrokencircle.co.uk/folklore_threehares.htm
linking the trinity of hares with the triskele : I found 47 sites on GOOGLE, here is one of them : http://www.aboutulverston.co.uk/celts/magatamas.htm
Jenny Selfe’s site: http://www.pilgrimsall.org/placesofpilgrimage/
GOOGLE’s list of relevant sites : http://directory.google.com/Top/Arts/Visual_Arts/Sculpture/History/Green_Man
includes suggestions of articles by Nigel Rushbrook : http://www.canterburygreenman.fsnet.co.uk
Peter Fairweather : http://www.churchmousewebsite.co.uk/Green_Man.htm
and Roger Parsons : http://www.lincsheritage.org/lincs/misc/green-man.html
This is a bi-lingual site with pictures and short articles including Green Men and Beasts : http://www.lyc-lisa.ac-poitiers.fr/journal/article.php3?id_article=284 made by schoolchildren under the direction of Martine Larigauderie. She has several more sites including this one about the Museum of the Angoulême Archaeological Society : http://pageperso.aol.fr/alarig/cariboost1/crbst_3.html , and this one about the Priories of the Order of Grandmont : http://pageperso.aol.fr/alarig/cariboost1/crbst_28.html ALL VERY REWARDING !
These French sites have some excellent photographs, though none that show Green Men specifically :
www.romanes.com are beautifully presented and can be obtained in English
This is a superb site. Click here to get their page of links, all of which are worth following up : http://www.art-roman.net/index.htm
Very detailed descriptions and photos presented county by county http://notes.romanes.free.fr/index.htm
Joel Jalladeau has a very comprehensive collection of notes and photos of Romanesque churches of the Poitou-Charente region and beyond : http://homepage.mac.com/joel.jalladeau/Menu22.html
J-F Bradu’s site (in French) http://jfbradu.free.fr/mervilliers/mervilliers15.htm has a wealth of topics of great interest regarding sculpture and other art forms from Gallo-Roman times (and before) to Romanesque Art. This URL plunges you into the heart of the site and concerns an unusual tympanum from a church which is now a farm building near his home in the Orléanais
Pierre and Pascale Moulier have a very pleasant site : http://cantalroman.free.fr/cadres.htm to illustrate their three volumes, “Les Eglises Romanes de Haute-Auvergne
Alain Deliquet has an excellent site about Romanesque Saintonge: http://chapiteaux.new.fr
A very attractive site which includes a puzzle page is : http://www.parole-et-patrimoine.org/romanes
This is rather a good site of churches in Vienne : http://perso.wanadoo.fr/peach/romanes/liste2.htm
http://architecture.relig.free.fr is by two enthusiastic young people, Elisabeth & Vincent
While this site : http://www.terres-romanes.lu features Romanesque churches all over Europe
This is a similar site in Spanish. The Pyrenees did not present an insurmountable boundary for builders or sculptors and many of them worked on both sides. Also, : http://www.romanicoaragones.com/3-Somontano/990393-HU-Salas.htm
One of my favourite sites, this links to a multitude of other excellent sites of ecclesiological interest http://www.ecclsoc.org/siteofthemonth.html
A scholarly article about the capitals of Paray le Monial by J Minnott Kerr http://www.reed.edu/~mkerr/papers/thesis/cap.html
This is the site of “St Meard Patrimoine”, one of the villages where I gave a talk on the Masque Feuillu: http://www.guyenne.fr/stmeard_assoc/assoc.htm
This links to a paper by Kate Lyon of New Zealand, which she gave at a conference at the University of Rennes in 2003 : http://www.lcsnz.org/MYTHOLOGY%20AND%20LEWIS%20CARROLL.pdf
This links to an article by Hana Taragan on Peopled Scrolls in the Umayad Palace of Jericho http://www.tau.ac.il/arts/projects/PUB/assaph-art/assaph3/articles_assaph3/05Taragan.pdf
http://www.suppressedhistories.net/secret_history/serpent_mound.html This link will take you to Max Dashu’s article, “The Serpent in the Mound” which you might like to read if you were intrigued by the transformation of “good” pagan serpents to “bad” serpents associated with “bad” women in my article, “From Roman to Romanesque”.
An Aquitaine Historical Society – No web site yet, but inquiries can be made to me here : CONTACT ME !
This Association, which has been in existence for over 10 years, serves the Anglophone community but we have several French members as well as Dutch and German members. Based in the Riberac area, we have a varied programme of lectures, visits, study groups and lunches. We are always open to suggestions for new talks and lecturers.
My friend and colleague, Peter Hubert, has an excellent website, Romanesque Heritage. You can access it here www.romanesqueheritage.com or on the Links page.
Romanesque Heritage has copious notes and photographs on Romanesque churches in France, Spain, Italy and other countries and also articles exploring different aspects and themes found in many of the churches.