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

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About.com: Ancient Rome
Netlinks on the history of ancient Rome, its empire, and its fall.
The Ancient Roman World
A collection of images, 3D models and articles by James McKeown and others, with links to other Roman historical sites.
Ancient Rome
Directory of sites with art, biographies, daily life, maps, pictures, and related research.
Ancient Rome
A wealth of information about many aspects of ancient Rome, including history, culture, government and art.
Anno Urbis - The Roman Empire Online
A comprehensive archive of texts and reference works dealing with the Roman Empire and its culture.
The Barbarian Tribes
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.
Encyclopaedia Romana
Selective essays by James Grout on the history and culture of ancient Rome, Greece, and Britain.
Forum Romanum
Information on Roman mythology and genealogy, Latin language and grammar and aspects of Roman life. Includes a tour of the Forum Romanum.
Growing Up and Growing Old in Ancient Rome: A Life Course Approach
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.
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Classic text covering a broad history of the empire.
Human Rights in Ancient Rome
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.
I-Claudius.com
Information and graphics of the period of ancient Rome which was the basis of I, Claudius.
Illustrated History of the Roman Empire
Includes biographies of emperors, timelines, interactive maps, and sections on the society and the military.
Lacus Curtius: Into the Roman World
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.
The Later Roman Empire
Lectures in Medieval History, by Lynn Harry Nelson, Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.
Nova Roma
Organization dedicated to the study and restoration of the ancient culture.
Roman Herculaneum
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.
Roman Numismatics, Art, History and Archeology
Presents photographic galleries and historical information about Greek, Roman and Byzantine coins, emperor portraits, sculpture, military equipment and diploma, and stamps on legionary bricks.
The Romans
An educational site for children exploring many aspects.
Rome - Republic to Empire
Information on the life and culture, and historical topics that have been covered in films.
Rome at its Height
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.
Rome Resources
Links to many resources on ancient Rome collated by Neil Goldberg: literature, military, archaeology, religion, drama, philosophy and maps.
Spectacles of Death in Ancient Rome
Provides compelling perspectives on the bloody entertainment of the ancient city by Donald G. Kyle, 1998 by subscription.
Timeline - Ancient Roman
A chronological index of the history with extensive resource links.
UNRV History
Provides information about the Roman Empire, its governments, military, culture and economy. Archaeological news and discussions can be found in the online forum.
VRoma
A community of teachers and students who create on-line resources for teaching Latin and ancient Roman culture.
Who Was Who in Roman Times
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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