Ancient Rome: Images
Here are eight great galleries dealing with the sights and monuments
of ancient Rome. You will find explanatory text for each image and
photos are all click-to-enlarge. There is an excellent links list
at the bottom of the opening page.
An official source of information on the archaelogical site of the
Imperial Forums in Rome. A close look at the civilization of ancient
Rome, including information about the emperors and daily life. Includes
a virtual tour.
From the University of Michigan. Collects links to known internet
resources of interest to classicists and Mediterranean archaeologists.Included
are links to texts, journals, bibliographies, museums, exhibits,
atlases, etc. Also included are general interest sites such as "Ancient
Roman Cooking." Searchable.
Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors
In the Latin West, rulers were known as Imperator and Augustus,
and in the Greek East they were known as Basileus, Augustus. This
site allow its users to retrieve short biographical essays of all
the Roman emperors from the accession of the Emperor Augustus to
the death of the Emperor Constantine XI Palaeologus. Each essay
on this site, which is peer reviewed, is written by a scholar and
is accompanied by a bibliography, illustrations, and footnotes
IAM is an on-line atlas of the ancient Mediterranean world designed
to serve the needs and interests of students and teachers in high
schoolcourses in classics, ancient history, geography, archaeology
and related fields
Rome: From Republic
This site includes brief information on a wide range of topics about
Rome's history, culture, and civilization. Included are slavery,
Roman nomenclature, government, clothing, social classes, Roman
baths, gladiator games, chariot racing, and more. Images are also
The Roman Army:
A lengthy bibliography of materials covering the Roman army, compiled
by a professional scholar. An excellent starting point for research.
- Learning to read Rome's ruins - From the Vatican Exhibit
- Art and Architecture mainly from the Mediterranean Basin
From The Australian National University. Includes lots of information
and images about Roman art and architecture.
Art and Architecture
A collection of 431 images divided into categories from the
Australian National University.
Exhibit Main Hall
Includes lots of historical information about the city of Rome.
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.