Pompeiian fresco, 1st c. AD
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HI202 ROMAN HISTORY
MWF 1.25-2.20 (Ladd 307)


Prof. Michael Arnush Ladd 209 x5462
marnush@skidmore.edu Hours: TuW 11


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Classics Department
Skidmore College
WEB ASSESSMENT TEXTS ARCHAEOLOGY POLITICS
ENTERTAINMENT HOUSHOLD MAPS: RESOURCES, HELLENISTIC WORLD, ROME MAPS: URBANIZATION
MAPS: ARMY MAPS: RELIGION MAPS: JUDAISM & CHRISTIANITY GENERAL

WEB PAGE ASSESSMENT top
Scribner Library Web Evaluation Checklist
 
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:

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):

Genealogical charts of imperial families:

Origins of emperors (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
Clothing (in two parts)

Houses

Names and nomenclatures (text)
 
MAPS: RESOURCES, HELLENISTIC WORLD, ROME top

Natural resources:

Hellenistic world:

Rome:

 
MAPS: URBANIZATION top
Urbanization, 2nd c AD
Urbanization in Spain
 
MAPS: ARMYtop
Army (in two parts)
Second Punic War
 
MAPS: ROMAN RELIGION top
Major temples and sanctuaries
 
MAPS: JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY top
Jewish diaspora, 1st c AD
 
GENERAL top
WWW Virtual Library: Ancient Rome (gateway to >2200 websites on Rome)