The Hive: The Story of the Honeybee and Us

The Sacred Bee in Ancient Times and Folklore

The World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting

Sweetness and light: the mysterious history of the honeybee

Letters from the Hive: An Intimate History of Bees, Honey, and Humankind

The Archaeology of Beekeeping

This list of beehives includes depictions of skeps and tile hives.

For more links on bees, beehives, beekeeping, and apiculture in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, click here.