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Ancient Roman Research

Welcome to History Link 101's Ancient Roman Research Page. Here you will find excellent links to Roman history, mythology, architecture, and original texts.  History Link 101 is a site developed for World History Classes, by a World History Teacher.


City of Pompeii Large site
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History Channel on Rome Videos and images from the History Channel
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Mythical Founding of Rome and Early Myths  
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Fall of the Roman Republic One page detailing the transformation from democracy to empire by the BBC. Visual =2 Content =5 R5050

The Roman Army Large illustrated sections on Roman army life and structure
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The Roman Legions  Very complete site on Roman Military including explanations and timelines of major campaigns, pictures of armor, and much more
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Rome and United State Article compares the Empire of Rome with the present day United States.
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Punic Wars One page essay on this set of wars between Rome and Carthage
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History of Rome Series of fourteen essay on various major time periods of Roman History
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Index of Descriptions of Battle of Rome and Maps of Battle of Rome
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Emperors of Rome Full index of emperors sorted alphabetically or see them by date Here. Very detailed account with links to additional resources - very good for in depth research by
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Family Trees of Rome List of family trees of major family trees of rulers of Rome by
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Augustan Family Tree Presented by PBS
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Outlines of Roman History Very extensive resource by
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Meaning of Roman Names Large list of Roman Names with historical meanings
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Roman Building Technology Excellent in-depth explanations with illustrations of major Roman building techniques R5180
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Ebook "A Smaller History of Rome" A full book on the History of Rome
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Abridged History of Rome Very nice site with detailed information and good illustrations
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Gutenberg Ebooks on Ancient Rome 39 ebooks listed
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Encyclopedia Mythica 327 articles on Greek gods and famous mythological figures
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List of Roman Battlefields List is developing and focuses at this time on early battles
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Essays on Rome

Large Essays on Rome by Frank Smitha 
    The Rise of Rome
    Roman Empire and Dictatorship
    Judea and Civil War
    Fall of the Roman Republic
    Jews and Christians in Rome's Golden Age
    Rule by the Julio-Claudians 
    Rome, from Golden Age to Political Chaos 
    Rome's Decline and Christianity's Ascent 
    Christian Emperors, Persia, and the Fall of Rome  
    Augustine Influences Christianity 
    Remnants of the Roman Empire 
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Third Century of Crisis in Rome One page essay detailing the constant change in emperors in third century
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Essay on Christianity in the Roman Empire One page analysis by the BBC
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Large Essay Collection on the Fall of the Roman Empire
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Roman Philosophers 6 essay on famous Roman Philosophers
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Lecture Notes From History of Ancient Rome course at University of Notre Dame. Provides good outline to important events and links to web resources.
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Essay How Excessive Government Killed Ancient Rome
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Links Pages

Internet Ancient History Source Book Large site by By Fordham 
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Links to Ancient Roman Architecture by Art History Resources
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Daily Life

Law Resources of Ancient Rome Scholarly site on subject
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Politics in Ancient Rome From the BBC details how emperors used politics to enhance their power
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Roman Recipes Three Roman recipes.
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Roman Technology Page from the BBC covering military, road and other subjects of technological advancements of the Romans
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Private Lives of Ancient Romans Extensive set of essays on the daily lives of Romans. Lots of details with sixteen major categories that are very well researched from
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Surgical Instrument in Roman Times Very extensive review by
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Ten Innovations of Rome By
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Ostia Site all about this harbor city of Rome including updates on archeological digd, images, videos and models.
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Roman Military Detailed description of Roman army with accompanying articles
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Roman Science Six essays on development in science under Rome
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Original Text

The Aeneid by Virgil Full version in English
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The Annals by Tactics Original work translated
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Forum Romanum Links to translations of major Roman works and much more
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The Histories by Tactics Original work translated
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Original Text of Greco-Roman Authors Over 50 Greek and Roman authors work translated online
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Roman Major Historians Complete Texts Huge repository of original documents about all time periods and aspects of Rome at Internet Ancient History Sourcebook
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Twelve Tables Basis of Roman Law
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Excerpts from Roman Authors Excerpts from Tacitus, Seneca, Juvenal, Pliny the Young, Petronius, Suetonius, and Cassius presented by PBS
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Livius, Titus. The History of Rome Vol I by University of Virginia Library
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Basic Timeline of Rome
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Cross Cultural Time Line Excellent page showing all major cultures and major events!!
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Timeline 60 B.C. to 180 A.D. By PBS. Has major events and maps to show the expansion of the empire.
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Timeline with links from Wikipedia
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Timeline by
Etruscan Rome
Republican Rome
Imperial Rome
Byzantine Rome
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Timeline with Details Click on the dates to get more detailed year by year account of events.
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Timeline of Early Rome with Links
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