- Learning to read Rome's ruins - From the Vatican Exhibit
Daily life in
If you had lived in ancient times, would you have chosen to become
a Roman citizen? You might have! The ancient Romans invented more
games than any other culture. A delightful site created by Mr Donn.
Romanis: Roman Emperors
DIR is an on-line encyclopedia on the rulers of the Roman empire
from Augustus to Constantine XI. It includes an index of all the
emperors who ruled during the empire's 1500 years, biographical
essays on the individual emperors, family trees of important imperial
dynasties, an index of significant battles in the empire's history,
descriptions and maps of these battles, and maps of the empire at
Maps of the Roman
Links to maps of trade routes, atlas of the Greek and Roman worlds,
maps of battles and warfare and many more.
Focuses on the urban center of Pompeii. The forum at any Roman town
was the urban center housing the town's main religious, civic, and
commercial institutions. From the University of Virginia.
What day is today? Is it just another weekday, or some great ancient
festival? And how about your birthday? Is it sacred to some god
in the Roman Pantheon? Our ancient ancestors always knew what day
it was - they had a calendar so constant it was chiseled in stone
and painted on walls in their homes.
A great site to learn about the people of Ancient Rome - the Roman
city, invasions, rebellions, the Romans in Britain, the Roman army,
families, technology, children, leisure, religion and more.
Exhibit Main Hall
Includes lots of historical information about the city of Rome.