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HI202 ROMAN HISTORY

Prof. Michael Arnush Ladd 209 x5462
marnush@skidmore.edu Hours: W 9.00 Th 8.30 F 10.30


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CC290
Web Resources
Classics Department
Skidmore College
WEB ASSESSMENT TEXTS ARCHAEOLOGY POLITICS
ENTERTAINMENT HOUSHOLD MAPS (static) ROUTES & RESOURCES
ARMY RELIGION JUDAISM & CHRISTIANITY GENERAL
NOTE: All clickable maps require a Macromedia ShockwaveFlash plugin

WEB PAGE ASSESSMENT top
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PRIMARY SOURCES: TEXTS top
Ancient History Sourcebook: Rome (texts and cultural sites)
Augustus' Res Gestae Divi Augusti (autobiography, 13 AD)
Women's Life in Greece and Rome (sourcebook)
Texts on the explosion of Mt. Vesuvius and destruction of Pompeii
 
PRIMARY SOURCES: ARCHAEOLOGICAL MATERIALS top
Learning to "read" the antiquities of Rome (text)
Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins (images and descriptions)
Inscriptions from Pompeii (texts and translations)
Other resources for the study of Vesuvius and Pompeii

Images of Rome:

Forum Romanum (h.s. site on the Roman marketplace)

Archaeological excavation sites:

Archimedes Palimsest, Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD
 
POLITICAL HISTORY top
Roman Cursus Honorum (magistracies and assemblies)
Notes on Roman Politics (social classes and campaigning)

Historical backgrounds (timelines):

Career of Marcus Tullius Cicero

Genealogical charts of imperial families:

Origins of emperors (static map)
 
ENTERTAINMENT top
Leisure and entertainment (text and images)
Baths and bathing (text and images)
Chariot racing (text and images)
Gladiatorial games (text and images)

Roman Theater

 
HOUSEHOLD top
Cookbook (recipes from 4th c. AD)
Clothing (in two parts)

Houses

Names and nomenclatures (text)
 
MAPS (static) top

Natural resources:

Hellenistic world:

 
ROADS, TRADE ROUTES AND ECONOMIC RESOURCES (click maps) top
Roads and urbanization in Italy, 300-1 BC (map)
Urbanization, 2nd c AD (static map)
Citizen communities outside of Italy, 60-30 BC (map)
Trade routes and commercial goods (map)
Roads and urbanization in Gaul (map)
Urbanization in Spain (static map)
 
ARMY (click maps) top
Army (in two parts)
Second Punic War (map) (static version of animated map)
Expansion of Roman empire, 200 BC-100 AD (map)
Barbarian invasions in late antiquity (map)
Frontiers: camps, garrisons, defences (map)
 
ROMAN RELIGION top
Major temples and sanctuaries (static map)
 
JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY top
Jewish diaspora, 1st c AD (static map)
Spread of Christianity, 200-400 AD (click map)
 
GENERAL top
RomanSites (gateway to >2200 websites on Rome)