http://medievaleurope.mrdonn.org/feasts.html-An interesting collection of holidays, feast, foods and recipes, dances, musical instruments and other forms of entertainment of the day.
http://www.crystalinks.com/alchemy.html-traces the history of alchemy throughout the world and other scientific practices over time.
Fantastic paintings of Peter Breughel of medieval towns and the lifestyle of the day.
http://explorethemed.com/Crusades.asp -Many maps are available designating places of battle, invasion, and the three stages of the crusades.
http://bit.ly/yi7mVr-Wonderful video from the biography channel on the life of Joan of Arc from her march into battle until her sainthood.
http://bit.ly/Jmu3rt- Contains a wide collection of Renaissance art, architecture, and literature from a variety of countries in Europe from Medieval times to Reformation period.
www.PHSchool.com-Prentice Hall text series map sites with codes for specific areas throughout Europe.
http://bit.ly/JqDTxe -Wikipedia list of notable figure during the rise of Europe including works of art and literature.
http://www.activehistory.co.uk/sample_activities.htmActive History A free decision making game involving key Renaissance artists. Excellent for students to utilize technology. Downloadable worksheets available.
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/florence.htmlAnnenberg Media Offers great overview of the Renaissance period as well as informational links to specific topics such as Exploration and Trade and Printing and Thinking
http://www.artic.edu/aic/exhibitions/medici/themes.htmlArtwork of Renaissance artists such as Cosimo Medici and Michelangelo
http://renaissance.dm.net/Dueling Modems Offers a view into Elizabethan England. Includes both specific and general links to the Medieval Era.