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Ancient Rome

Archaeology - Learning to read Rome's ruins - From the Vatican Exhibit

Daily life in Ancient Rome
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.

De Imperatoribus 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 different times.

Maps of the Roman Empire
Links to maps of trade routes, atlas of the Greek and Roman worlds, maps of battles and warfare and many more.

Pompeii Forum Project
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.

Roman calendar
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.
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The Romans: BBC Education
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.

Vatican Exhibit Main Hall
Includes lots of historical information about the city of Rome.
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