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

The online resources listed here illustrate many aspects of our study of Roman history; we will consult them routinely during the semester, and you should utilize them for your final project.
 
Oxford Reference Online: an invaluable, searchable, encyclopedic database on the ancient world (click on "Classics")
 
WEB PAGE ASSESSMENT PRIMARY SOURCES: TEXTS PRIMARY SOURCES: ARCHAEOLOGY POLITICAL HISTORY
ENTERTAINMENT HOUSEHOLD MAPS AND DIGITAL RECONSTRUCTIONS GENERAL RESEARCH

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)
 
PRIMARY SOURCES: ARCHAEOLOGY top
Learning to "read" the antiquities of Rome (text)
Virtual Catalog of Roman Coins (images and descriptions)
Resources for the study of Vesuvius and Pompeii

Images of Rome:

Archaeological excavation sites:

Archimedes Palimpsest
 
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:

List of Roman Emperors
 
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)

Sample house plan (clickable and illustrated)

The Getty Villa: a modern "reconstruction"
Names and nomenclatures (text)
 
MAPS AND DIGITAL RECONSTRUCTIONS top
 
GENERAL RESEARCH top
Skidmore Classics Department webpages on research