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Ancient and Historic Rome
- Bill Thayer's gazetteer of buildings and monuments: photographs and history. Also online editions of Platner's 'Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome' and Rodolfo Lanciani 'Pagan and Christian Rome'.
Architecture of Rome
- Buildings of Rome in the Great Buildings Online database: images, descriptions and sources.
Baroque Rome in the Etchings of Giuseppe Vasi
- Vasi published 10 books of etchings of the monuments of Rome (1746-61), which can be seen here alongside photographs of the same locations today.
- Official website of the archaeological site of the Imperial Forums. Includes maps, a virtual tour, and information on life in ancient Rome.
The Churches of Rome
- Chris Nyborg's guide to churches of all denominations in this city central to the development of church architecture. Includes biographies of their architects and artists.
- James Grout's collection of articles, plans and pictures of ancient Rome and its remains, with a bibliography. Includes Vitruvius's comments on temple architecture.
Images of Rome
- Kalervo Koskimies presents his own clear photographs, together with 18th and 19th century images, of the Classical and later monuments of the city.
Margaret Visser: The Geometry of Love
- A book exploring the basilican church of Sant Agnese fuori le Mura, Rome, rebuilt 625-38 to replace a 4th-century church. Author's biography, reviews, images with extracts.
Passing Through St. Peter's
- A gallery of beautiful images of the central cathedral of the Catholic faith provided by Eternal Word Television Network.
Rome the Eternal City
- Digital photos and descriptions of major monuments by René Seindal.
- Paula J. Howarth tells the story of this villa built on the Quirinal hill at the beginning of the 17th century by Cardinal Pietro Aldobrandini, with bibliography.
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