Resources for the Study of Roman History
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October
November
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Cultural Materials
 
General
Government & Social Issues
Political History
Entertainment
Household
Transportation, the Military & Resources
Religion & Philosophy
Education
Literary & Documentary Sources
Maps
Archaeological Materials

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Romarch
Ancient History Sourcebook. Rome: Republic & Empire
Lacus Curtius: Into the Roman World
Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins
GOVERNMENT & SOCIAL ISSUES 

Roman Cursus Honorum
Aediles
Clients and Freedmen
Roman Freedwoman
Funerals
POLITICAL HISTORY

Spartacus
Julius Caesar: Historical Background
Social Classes and Political Factions in the Late Republic
Marcus Tullius Cicero: Curriculum Vitae
Antony, Octavian, Cleopatra: The End of the Republic
De Imperatoribus Romanis: An On-Line Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors
Augustus and Tiberius: The Beginnings of the Empire
Caligula
Genealogical Tables of Imperial Families
ENTERTAINMENT

Leisure and Entertainment
Roman Ball Games
In the Arena
Arena: Gladiatorial Games
The Circus: Roman Chariot Racing
Chariot Races
Roman Baths and Bathing
Roman Baths at Isthmia, Greece
Baths
Meals, Food and Banquets
Dancing
Roman Stagecraft
Roman Permanent Theaters
Roman Theater of Dionysus in Athens
Theaters outside the Greek and Roman Homelands: ca. 200 CE
HOUSEHOLD

Ancient Food (Kelsey Museum, Univ. of Michigan, Student Exhibition)
Apicius' de re coquinaria ("On Cooking")
Roman Life Expectancy
"Midwives and Maternity Care in the Roman World" by V. French in Helios 13 (1986) 69-84
Roman Clothing
Roman Clothing: Production, Cleaning, Undergarments, Footwear, Men's Clothing
Roman Clothing: Women, Jewelry, Hairstyles
Ancient Glass at the Kelsey Museum
Sample Plan of a Roman House
Roman Names
Animated Roman domus
"Animated" Reconstruction of the Casa del Larario in Ostia
TRANSPORTATION, THE MILITARY & RESOURCES

Roman Italy: Urbanization & Road Building*
Lake Nemi Roman Ship Construction Project
Roman Roads in Britain
Roman Army in the Late Republic and Early Empire
Roman Army: Armor, Army Activities, Pay, Punishments and Rewards
Roman Scotland: Outpost of an Empire
Trade Routes and Resources, 1st Century AD
Eastern Mediterranean: Natural Resources
Western Mediterranean: Natural Resources
Spain: Natural Resources
RELIGION & PHILOSOPHY

Stoicism
Mithraism
The Gnosis ArchiveThe Jewish Diaspora: in the 1st Cent. CE
Spread of Christianity: 2nd-4th Cent. CE*
Barbarian Migrations in Late Antiquity*The End of the Classical World (Internet Medieval Sourcebook)
EDUCATION

Education and Rhetoric
Colloquial and Vulgar Latin
LITERARY & DOCUMENTARY SOURCES

The Vergil Project
Res Gestae Divi Augusti ("The Achievements of the Divine Augustus")
Women's Life in Greece & Rome

MAPS
Etruscan Empire ca. 530 BC
Rome and Italy ca. 380 BC
Roman Italy and the Mediterranean ca. 270 BC
The Hellenistic World: cities & empires in 240 BCE
Rome and Carthage, 2nd Punic War (218-202 BC)
Second Punic War: An Overview
Second Punic War*
The Hellenistic World: major & minor states in 90 BCE
Rome under the First Triumvirate ca. 52 BC
Empire ca. 1 AD
Roman Empire Expansion*
Roman World: Citizen communities outside the Italian homeland*
Roman World: urbanization in 2nd Cent. CE
Roman World : origins of emperors
Roman World: Urbanization of Gaul*
Spain : urbanization
Roman Frontier*
ARCHAEOLOGICAL MATERIALS

Mt. Vesuvius
Ancient Sources on Pompeii and Herculaneum
Letter to Tacitus from Pliny the Younger on the death of his uncle Pliny the Elder in 79AD
Second letter to Tacitus from Pliny
Aerial view, Forum and surrounding insulae, Pompeii (from "The Pompeii Forum Project")
Pompeiian Architecture, Public & Private
Thumbnail views of Pompeii
Thumbnail views of Herculaneum
Rome (from Tulane University)
Roman Art & Archaeology (via UC-Colorado Springs)
Learning to read Rome's ruins
Monuments of Rome
The Forum Romanum
Tuscan Archaeological Service
Etruscan Internet Resources
Excavations at Poggio Colla (Tuscan)
Augustus: Images of Power
Ottilia Buerger Collection of Ancient and Byzantine Coins at Lawrence University
Roman Emperors (Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Riley Collection)
Diocletian's Palace at Split
Vatican Galleries:
Galleria delle Statue I
Galleria delle Statue II
Museo Gregoriano Profano
Museo Pio-Clementino
Museo Gregoriano Etrusco I
Museo Gregoriano Etrusco II
 Excavations of Monte Testaccio, the "Hill of Pottery Sherds"
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cubiculum from Boscoreale
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cameo of Augustus
Art Images for College Teaching, Roman Art and Architecture
QTVR's of Roman Sculpture at Harvard (Perseus)
Ancient Civilizations Seen Through CG
Combined Caesarea Expeditions at Caesarea Maritima, Israel
Roman-Open Air Museum in Hechingen-Stein, Germany

 
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