Sites related to the history, economy, technology, culture, and society of ancient Rome - the city and its empire. The accepted time period for ancient Rome is from 753 BC (the legendary founding of Rome) to 476 AD (the overthrow of the Western Empire). This time frame may be elsewhere referred to as the "Classical" or "Antique" period. Sites focusing on the later Eastern Roman Empire should be submitted to Byzantine Empire
Netlinks on the history of ancient Rome, its empire, and its fall.
Directory of sites with art, biographies, daily life, maps, pictures, and related research.
A wealth of information about many aspects of ancient Rome, including history, culture, government and art.
A comprehensive archive of texts and reference works dealing with the Roman Empire and its culture.
Selective essays by James Grout on the history and culture of ancient Rome, Greece, and Britain.
Information on Roman mythology and genealogy, Latin language and grammar and aspects of Roman life. Includes a tour of the Forum Romanum.
Highlights the role of age in determining behaviour, and expectations of behaviour, across the life span of an inhabitant by Mary Harlow and Ray Laurence, 2002 by subscription.
A comprehensive analysis of human rights and offers enlightening comparisons between the Roman and twentieth century understanding of human rights by Richard A. Bauman, 2000 by subscription.
Information and graphics of the period of ancient Rome which was the basis of I, Claudius.
Includes biographies of emperors, timelines, interactive maps, and sections on the society and the military.
Features a Roman Gazetteer, Greek and Latin texts, William Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, a Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, Pagan and Christian Rome, J. B. Bury's History of the Later Roman Empire, a Latin Inscriptions Site, a Roman atlas, and galleries of photos.
Organization dedicated to the study and restoration of the ancient culture.
This website describes the history of Herculaneum including its destruction and re-discovery. It shows the town's main buildings and those of the surrounding towns of Oplontis, Boscoreale, Stabiae and Pompeii.
Presents photographic galleries and historical information about Greek, Roman and Byzantine coins, emperor portraits, sculpture, military equipment and diploma, and stamps on legionary bricks.
Information on the life and culture, and historical topics that have been covered in films.
Part of the Lectures in Medieval History Series, by Lynn Harry Nelson at University of Kansas. Includes a map as well as an analysis of the Roman Empire at its peak.
Links to many resources on ancient Rome collated by Neil Goldberg: literature, military, archaeology, religion, drama, philosophy and maps.
Provides compelling perspectives on the bloody entertainment of the ancient city by Donald G. Kyle, 1998 by subscription.
A collection of images, 3D models and articles by James McKeown and others, with links to other Roman historical sites.
Chronicle of events during the invasions and the downfall of the empire, the complete text from The History of the Christian Church by Henry C. Sheldon, 1895.
Classic text covering a broad history of the empire.
Lectures in Medieval History, by Lynn Harry Nelson, Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.
An educational site for children exploring many aspects.
A chronological index of the history with extensive resource links.
Provides information about the Roman Empire, its governments, military, culture and economy. Archaeological news and discussions can be found in the online forum.
A community of teachers and students who create on-line resources for teaching Latin and ancient Roman culture.
Index to persons, events, peoples and other subjects in Roman times largely based on sources from that time, and links to images from persons
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