Roman history and R Guide - Resources and Review

Includes links to resources about the ancient world, such as art, archaeology, papyrology, epigraphy, philosophy and literature, along with faculty and prospectus information.
Project established to document standing remains and conduct an archaeological analysis of the urban centre of Pompeii, its main religious, civic, and commercial institutions. Plans and images of the forum are provided.
Information from the Age of the Emperors including the history of Rome, a map of the empire, Panem et Circenses, Rome and Christianity and the Emperors. Also includes details of the Imperial Forum Project for the Jubilee of 2000 and a virtual tour of life in Ancient Rome.
Collection of information about life in Ancient Greece, China, Rome, India, and Egypt. Includes details of housing, families, entertainment, clothing and hair styles, religion, empires, weddings, and food.
A guide to the rules of play of board games played by the Romans.
Presents background information, online lessons, and resources for teachers and students which cover the history curriculum in Years 7 through 9, and at GCSE level. Topics covered include the Roman empire, Islamic civilisations, the Tudors, the First World War, and Nazi Germany.
Information about the early history of the Christian catacombs in Rome. Includes a general outline, the catacombs of Saint Callixtus, the Christians of the persecutions, the litanies of the martyrs of Saint Callixtus and the 1996 speech of Pope John Paul II to the Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archaeology about the catacombs.
Encyclopaedia of rulers of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Constantine XI Palaeologus. Consists of a chronological table of emperors and their dates of rule, biographies of each emperor, family trees of important imperial dynasties, descriptions and maps of battles, an ancient and medieval atlas of the Empire, and a catalogue of Roman coins.
Links organised by resource type including texts, projects and bibliographies, field projects and site
specific reports, course material, teaching resources and museums.
Society for those interested in the study of Rome and the Roman Empire. Scope includes Roman history, archaeology, literature and art to about AD 700.
Features a selection of full text primary and secondary sources on Roman and civil law, and links to materials such as a directory of historians of ancient law, journals devoted to the subject, and discussion forums.
An introduction to the fortresses, forts, watchtowers and industrial sites built by the Romans in Britain. Also offers background material on the Roman Army and the military history of the area.
A virtual exhibition of 200 of the Vatican Library's most precious manuscripts, books, and maps. There are nine sections
The Vatican Library, Archaeology, Humanism, Mathematics, Music, Medicine and Biology, Nature Described, A Wider World I: How the Orient Came to Rome, and A Wider World II: How Rome Went to China, each of which contains photographs and captions.
Links to useful Internet resources for classicists of all types. A list of sites covering the history and archaeology of ancient Italy is on the Roman Italy Project web page.
The history of archaeology in York, including details of current projects in York, an index of specifications and reports for archaeological excavations.
Describes the Roman Forum, the centre of ancient Rome, between 100 BC and 100 AD, with information about history, religion, and daily life, in addition to anecdotes, stories, and biographies.
A set of links to resources relating to the Roman world, including departments and societies, museums, and Roman
related news stories.
Links to classics resources comprising subject guides, databases, bibliographies, directories, and journals. Greek and Roman history, art and archaeology, classical mythology, language, and ancient philosophy are among the topics covered.
Biography of Julius Caesar with sections on his youth, the Gallic War, civl war, reforms and assassination, as well as a bibliography and links to some of the source material.
Publication concerned with the historiographical texts of Greece and Rome; Byzantine historiography; the historiography of other ancient cultures; ancient biography; the influence of historiography and biography on other literary genres; precursors of historiography and biography; modern theory relevant to the study of historiography; and indeed ancient use of non
literary media for the representation of the past.
Resource dedicated to the Roman Empire, its leaders, culture, and society. The main section contains essays which cover the founding of the Empire, the republics, early empires, and the collapse of the Empire. Additional information is in the form of a timeline of emperors and battles, interactive maps, as well as a collection of Roman place names from around the world, with their present day equivalents.
Born in Italy in 43 BC, the work of Publius Ovidius Naso has contributed to many aspects of western art and civilisation. This resource provides access to illustrations depicting the poetry of Ovid, most notably in the form of 17th century engravings of Johann Wilhelm Bauer and the 1640 translation by George Sandys, both representing Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'. The Ambrose Collection supplies additional material consisting of illustrations and artefacts relating to the work of Ovid.
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