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Ancient Rome: from the Republic to the Empire
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2009 - 2010
Web page under review. Expect changes until October 15, 2009.
 
Table of Contents
  1. History of Rome   7. Mythology and Religion
       Timelines and Maps, The Republic, Carthage/Punic Wars, Gallic Wars, The Empire        Mythology, Roman Gods and Goddesses, Christianity
  2. Rome's Legacy   8. Technology, Architecture and Art
       Legacy        Technology, Architecture, Art
  3. Daily Life   9. War and Conflict
       Daily Life, Women and Family, Slavery, Education, Clothing, Culture        Army, Navy, Roman Britain
  4. Government   10. Videos, Images, PowerPoints and Podcasts
       Republic, Empire, Leaders        Videos, Images, PowerPoints, Podcasts
  5. The Fall of Rome   11. Webquests and Fun
       The Fall of Rome, Why Civilizations Fail        WebQuests, Fun, Museums
  6. Economy and Trade   12. Miscellaneous Resources
      Economy, Trade        Doing Research, Misc., Translate, Folktales and Stories

1. History of Rome
Back to Top Overview and Timelines
green circleblue square 1. Brief timeline of Roman history (The BBC, United Kingdom)
blue square 2. Timeline of Roman history (historylink102.com)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Ancient Rome timeline (The BBC, U.K.)
   
blue square 4. How geography shaped Rome (Ithaca City School District, New York, USA)
blue square 5. Map of the expansion of the Roman Empire: requires Flash (University of Oregon)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Map of the Roman Empire (roman-empire.net)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Maps of Roman Italy (roman-empire.net)
blue squareblack diamond 8. Maps of the city of Rome (roman-empire.net)
black diamond 9. Meta site of maps of Ancient Rome (bible-history.com)
black diamond 10. Maps of Rome and the Roman Empire (about.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Roman Republic: from 500 BCE to 30 BCE
blue square 1. Before Rome - the Etruscans (historyforkids.com)
blue square 2. The Etruscans (infoplease.com)
blue square 3. Etruscan civilization (infoplease.com)
blue square 4. The Etruscans: PowerPoint presentation (Susan M. Pojer, Horace Greeley HS, Chappaqua, NY, USA)
blue square 5. Etruscan civilization (wikipedia.org)
blue square 6. Rome and the Etruscans: 3 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
 
green circleblue square 7. The rise of Rome (mrdowling.com)
green circleblue square 8. Legend of Rome (historyonthenet.com)
blue squareblack diamond 9. Foundation myth (historylink102.com)
green circleblue square 10. The City of Rome (The BBC, U.K.)
green circleblue square 11. The growth of Rome (schoolshistory.org.uk)
black diamond 12. Founding of Rome (University of Nevada - Reno, USA)
black diamond 13. The Roman Republic (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA)
black diamond 14. The rise of Rome to 201 BCE (fsmitha.com)
blue square 15. Roman Republic - the civil wars (historyforkids.com)
black diamond 16. The fall of the Roman Republic: PowerPoint Presentation (Ben Gates, Indiana University, USA)
black diamond 17. The fall of the Roman Republic (The BBC, U.K.)
blue square 18. Rome - expansion and conquest: 55 min video - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
blue square 19. Ancient Rome - rise to power: 55 min video - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
   
   
 
Back to Top Carthage and the Punic Wars
green circleblue square 1. The Punic Wars (mrdowling.com)
blue square 2. Carthage (Skip Knox, Boise State University, Idaho, USA)
blue square 3. Carthage (historyforkids.com)
blue square 4. Punic Wars (Skip Knox, Boise State University, Idaho, USA)
blue square 5. The Punic Wars and Hannibal of Carthage (mrdonn.org)
blue square 6. Hannibal (encarta.msn.com)
blue square 7. Hannibal (Encyclopedia of the Orient)
black diamond 8. Punic Wars (wikipedia.org)
black diamond 9. Rome to 79 BCE (fsmitha.com)
black diamond 10. The Punic Wars and expansion (University of Nevada - Reno, USA)
blue square 11. The Punic Wars: open video to view segments on the Punic Wars - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
   
   
 
Back to Top The Gallic Wars
blue square 1. Gallic Wars (encarta.msn.com)
blue squareblack diamond 2. Caesar and the conquest of Gaul (livius.org)
blue square 3. Caesar and the wars in Gaul (roman-empire.net)
blue square 4. Roman Conquest of Gaul (heritage-history.com)
black diamond 5. The Gallic Wars - written by Julius Caesar (classics.mit.edu)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Vercingetorix and the Battle of Alesia: PowerPoint (Jonathen Webb)
blue squareblack diamond 7. The Battle of Alesia: 3 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top The Roman Empire: 30 BCE to 476 CE
blue square 1. The Roman Empire (encarta.msn.com)
blue square 2. The Republic fails (mrdonn.org)
blue square 3. Republic to Empire (pbs.org)
black diamond 4. From Republic to Augustus (fsmitha.com)
black diamond 5. The fall of the Roman Republic (The BBC, U.K.)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Timeline - End of the Roman Republic (N.S. Gill, about.com)
   
blue square 7. Rise of the Roman Empire: 8 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 8. The Imperial regime (classicsunveiled.com)
black diamond 9. Start of the Roman Empire (University of Nevada - Reno, USA)
black diamond 10. Early Empire (University of Nevada - Reno, USA)
black diamond 11. The Roman Empire (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA)
black diamond 12. The Roman Empire (bbc.co.uk)
   
blue square 13. The end of the Western Roman Empire (mrdonn.org)
blue square 14. The "Fall of Rome" the decline of the Roman Empire (about.com)
blue square 15. Living in the Roman Empire - the decline: 3 min video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 16. Ancient Rome - fall of an empire: 51 min video - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
   
   
 
2. Legacy
Back to Top Legacy
green circleblue square 1. What is legacy (simple.wikipedia.org)
green circleblue square 2. Legacy of Roman government (mrdowling.com)
green circleblue square 3. Roman achievements (mrdonn.org)
blue square 4. Improvements under the Empire (mrdonn.org)
blue square 5. The legacy of the Roman Republic (encarta.msn.com)
blue square 6. The great builders (roman-empire.net)
blue square 7. The evils of Rome (roman-empire.net)
blue square 8. Roman virtues (novaroma.org)
blue squareblack diamond 9. From Ancient Greece to Rome: starts at slide 25 from PowerPoint presentation (Mrs. Bradley, Ker H.S., Texas Education Network, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 10. Rome - Republic and Empire: PowerPoint presentation (East Tennessee State University, USA)
blue square 11. Rome's history and legacy: 22 min video (howstuffworks.com)
blue squareblack diamond 12. The Roman Empire - its history and legacy: 56 min video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
3. Daily Life
Back to Top Daily Life
blue square 1. Life in the Roman Empire: 18 min video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 2. Daily domestic life: 26 min video (howstuffworks.com)
green circleblue square 3. A day in the life of Ancient Romans (Timothy Johnson, University of Florida)
green circleblue square 4. Daily Life in Roman Britain (brims.co.uk)
green circleblue squareblack diamond 5. Living in Roman Sussex, Britain - Intro or intermediate view or advanced view (Sussex Archaeological Society, U.K.)
blue square 6. People of Rome (historyforkids.org)
blue square 7. People (Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA)
black diamond 8. Social order (pbs.org)
blue square 9. Daily life (Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA)
blue square 10. Join the empire - the life of a Roman citizen (mrdonn.org)
blue square 11. Life in Roman times (pbs.org)
blue squareblack diamond 12. The daily life in Rome (library.thinkquest.org)
   
green circleblue square 13. Roman houses (mrdonn.org)
blue square 14. Roman houses (historyforkids.org)
blue square 15. Houses (library.thinkquest.org)
   
16. Roman food in the Mediterranean (historyforkids.org)
17. Food for rich Romans (historyforkids.org)
18. Ancient Roman recipes (bbc.co.uk)
19. Food #1 (historyonthenet.com)
20. Food #2 (historyforkids.org)
21. Meals of the day (classicsunvieled.com)
22. Health and medicine (historylink102.com)
23. Shopping (historylink102.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Role of Women and Families
blue square 1. Roman families (historyforkids.org)
blue square 2. Families and children (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 3. Roles of men, women, and children (University of Richmond, Virginia, USA)
blue square 4. Marriage and family in Roman society (historylink102.com)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Role of Women (pbs.org)
black diamond 6. Role of women in Rome (womeninworldhistory.com)
blue square 7. Role of women: 2 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Slavery
blue square 1. Roman slaves (historyforkids.org)
green circleblue square 2. Slaves (historyonthenet.com)
green circleblue square 3. Slavery in Roman society (historylink102.com)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Slaves and freemen (pbs.org)
black diamond 5. A slave society (bbc.co.uk)
   
green circleblue square 6. Spartacus (mrdowling.com)
blue square 7. Spartacus - gladiator and slave (mrdonn.org)
blue squareblack diamond 8. The Roman gladiator (ablemedia.com)
black diamond 9. The real Spartacus (channel4.com)
blue square 10. Slavery in Ancient Rome: open video to view segments on slavery - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
blue square 11. Slave rebellions: 5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Education
green circleblue square 1. Education (historyonthenet.com)
blue square 2. Roman schools (historyforkids.org)
blue square 3. Ancient Roman education (crystalinks.com)
blue square 4. The life of a Roman child (Mountain City School, Tennessee, USA)
blue square 5. Schooling (mrdonn.org)
black diamond 6. School in Ancient Rome (lagazzettaitaliana.com)
black diamond 7. Education in Ancient Rome (encarta.msn.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Clothing
blue square 1. Clothing (historyforkids.org)
blue square 2. Clothing and hair styles (mrdonn.org)
blue square 3. Roman dress (roman-empire.net)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Fashion (thinkquest.org)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Roman clothing
black diamond 6. Roman clothing (vroma.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top Culture
blue square 1. Roman entertainment (mrdonn.org)
blue squareblack diamond 2. Roman relaxation PowerPoint presentation (primaryresources.co.uk)
blue square 3. Roman holidays and festivals (novaroma.org)
blue square 4. The Roman calendar (geocities.com)
blue square 5. Leisure and entertainment (vroma.org)
blue square 6. Roman theatre (mrdonn.org)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Writers (pbs.org)
blue square 8. The Circus Maximus (mrdonn.org)
   
   
 
4. Government
Back to Top
Republican Government
green circleblue square 1. The growth of Rome (schoolshistory.org.uk)
green circleblue square 2. Patricians and Plebeians (mrdowling.com)
green circle 3. Government of Rome (historyonthenet.com)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Republican Government (bible-history.com)
blue square 5. The early republic (historyforkids.com)
blue square 6. The Civil Wars (historyforkids.com)
blue squareblack diamond 7. The Roman Republic (encarta.msn.com)
blue squareblack diamond 8. Roman Republic (thinkquest.org)
black diamond 9. Constitution of the Roman Republic (University of Texas USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Empire
green circle 1. Emperors of Ancient Rome (Emory University, USA)
blue square 2. From Julius Caesar to Claudius (historyforkids.com)
blue square 3. Timeline of the emperors (roman-empire.net)
blue square 4. The imperial index - the rulers of Ancient Rome (roman-emperors.org)
blue square 5. The early emperors (roman-empire.net)
blue square 6. Map of the origins of some of the later emperors (University of Oregon, USA)
blue square 7. The Empire - government (thinkquest.org)
blue squareblack diamond 8. Provinces/states in the late Empire (about.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Leaders
blue square 1. Famous Romans (roman-empire.net)
blue square 2. Leaders of Ancient Rome: video to view segments on the Punic Wars - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
blue square 3. Ancient Rome - struggles for power: 46 min video - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
blue square 4. Julius Caesar #1 (mrdowling.com)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Julius Caesar #2 (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 6. Julius Caesar #3 (pbs.org)
blue square 7. Julius Ceasar #4 - timeline (vroma.org)
blue square 8. Julius Caesar's rule: video clips (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 9. Augustus #1 (mrdowling.com)
blue squareblack diamond 10. Augustus #2 (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 11. Augustus #3 (pbs.org)
blue square 12. Augustus' rule: video clips (howstuffworks.com)
   
blue squareblack diamond 13. Caligula #1 (bbc.co.uk)
black diamond 14. Caligula #2 (pbs.org)
blue square 15. Caligula #3 - timeline (vroma.org)
blue square 16. Caligula's rule: video clips (howstuffworks.com)
blue squareblack diamond 17. Claudius #1 (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 18. Claudius #2 (pbs.org)
blue square 19. Claudius #3 - timeline (livius.org)
blue square 20. Nero #1 (mrdowling.com)
blue squareblack diamond 21. Nero #2 (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 22. Nero #3 (pbs.org)
blue square 23. Nero's rule: video clips (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 24. Enemies and rebels (pbs.org)
   
blue square 25. Constantine #1 (mrdowling.com)
blue square 26. Constantine the Great (encarta.msn.com)
blue squareblack diamond 27. Constantine - timeline (roman-empire.net)
blue square 28. Constantine's rule: video clips (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
5. The Fall of Rome
Back to Top The Fall of Rome
green circleblue square 1. Fall of the Empire #1 (historyonthenet.com)
blue square 2. Fall of the Empire #2 (historyforkids.com)
blue square 3. Barbarians and legions: 5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 4. Civilizations - an ailing society: 4 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
black diamond 5. After the Romans (bbc.co.uk)
   
blue square 6. After the fall: the Ostrogoths (historyforkids.com)
blue square 7. After the fall: the Visigoths (historyforkids.com)
blue square 8. After the fall: the Franks (historyforkids.com)
blue square 9. After the fall: the Vandals (historyforkids.com)
blue square 10. After the fall: the Byzantines (historyforkids.com)
blue square 11. After the fall: from the Lombards to Islam (historyforkids.com)
green circleblue square 12 Barbarian migration - routes: interactive map (University of Oregon)
blue squareblack diamond 13. History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: by Edward Gibbon and as audio book (Project Gutenberg and Librivox)
blue square 14. Age of Constantine and the Germanic Invasions: 20 minute video - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
   
blue square 15. Byzantium - Rome II: 22 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 16. Age of Constantine - History of Rome: 3 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 17. Byzantine Empire (wikipedia.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top Why Civilizations Fail
blue squareblack diamond 1. Why do civilizations fail? (learner.org)
black diamond 2. Out of the past - the collapse of civilizations: 30 minute video - requires registration (PBS-Learner.org)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Why did Rome fall? (roman-empire.net)
black diamond 4. Fall of Rome - Why did Rome fall? (N.S. Gill, about.com)
black diamond 5. Decline and fall of Ancient Rome - muder, suicide, old age or inevitable: PowerPoint (John C Raby, The Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ, USA)
blue square 6. Civilizations - the fall of power: 20 minute video - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
blue square 7. Civilizations - abuse of power: open video to view segments on the abuse of power - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
   
   
 
6. Economy and Trade
Back to Top Economy
blue square 1. Roman economy (historyforkids.org)
blue square 2. Rome - Economy (thinkquest.org)
black diamond 3. Ancient Roman economy (unvr.com)
green circleblue square 4. Roman farming #1 (historylink101.com)
blue square 5. Roman farming #2 (historylink102.com)
blue square 6. Roman gold - in coins (Museum of London, U.K.)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Roman coins (Forum Ancient Coins, USA)
black diamond 8. Roman currency (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 9. Roman money (Kentucky Distance Learning)
   
   
 
Back to Top Trade
green circle 1. Trade (historyonthenet.com)
green circleblue square 2. Roman trade links (University of Oregon)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Roman roads #1 (Kentucky Distance Learning)
blue square 4. Roman roads #2 (historylink102.com)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Via Aurelia: The Roman Empires lost highway (smithsonian.com, USA)
blue square 6. The growth of the Italian road network (University of Oregon)
blue square 7. Western Mediterranean natural resources (University of Oregon)
blue square 8. Roman trade: 3 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 9. Trade routes (historylink102.com)
blue squareblack diamond 10. Shipwrecks of the Mediterranean after 480 BC (Nordic Underwater Archaeology, Sweden)
blue squareblack diamond 11. Trade between Rome and Asia (Metropolitan Museum, New York)
blue squareblack diamond 12. Trade between Arabia, Rome and Asia (Metropolitan Museum, New York)
blue squareblack diamond 13. Trade and transport in Roman Britain (Museum of London, U.K.)
   
   
 
7. Mythology and Religion
Back to Top Mythology
green circleblue square 1. Difference between myths, legends and folktales (myths.2ebn.org)
green circleblue square 2. What are myths and legends (Sheffield Theatres, UK)
   
blue square 3. The founding of Rome - the story of Romulus and Remus (Boys' Town of Rome, Italy)
green circle 4. The story of Romulus and Remus: 6 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 5. Mythology (Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA)
blue square 6. Myths and legends of Ancient Rome:20 minute video - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Roman history and mythology (musesrealm.net)
black diamond 8. Encyclopedia Mythica (pantheon.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top Roman Gods and Goddesses
blue square 1. How the Romans worshipped their gods (encarta.msn.org)
blue square 2. Religion (pbs.org)
green circleblue square 3. Roman gods (mrdonn.org)
blue square 4. Roman religion (historyforkids.org)
blue square 5. Ancient Roman religion (historylink102.com)
blue square 6. Religion (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 7. Roman religion - images (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 8. Rome and religion (Emory University, USA)
green circleblue square 9. Roman pantheon of gods and goddesses (loggia.com)
blue square 10. Roman religion: open video to view segments on religion - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
   
   
 
Back to Top Christianity
green circleblue square 1. Beginning of Christianity (historyforkids.org)
blue square 2. Christianity in Ancient Rome (historylink102.com)
blue square 3. Christianity in Ancient Rome: 3 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 4. Spread of Christianity from the 2nd to 4th century (University of Oregon)
blue square 5. Constantine - a Christian leader: 3.5 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
black diamond 6. Early Christianity (Washington State University USA)
black diamond 7. Early Christians (pbs.org)
black diamond 8. Christian history - the basics (bbc.co.uk)
   
   
 
8. Technology, Architecture and Art
Back to Top Technology
blue square 1. The Sciences of Ancient Rome (library.thinkquest.org)
blue square 2. Technology in Ancient Rome: open video to view segments on technology - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
green circleblue square 3. What Rome built (mrdowling.com)
green circleblue square 4. Roman technology (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 5. Roman Science (historyforkids.org)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Discover Roman technology (bbc.co.uk)
   
blue square 7. City planning in Greece and Rome (encarta.msn.com)
blue square 8. Aqueducts (historylink102.com)
blue squareblack diamond 9. Sanitation in Ancient Rome (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 10. Sewage systems in the Roman Empire (sewerhistory.org)
black diamond 11. Water and wastewater systems in Imperial Rome (waterhistory.org)
black diamond 12. History of plumbing (theplumber.com)
   
blue square 13. Roman roads #1 (Kentucky Distance Learning, USA)
blue square 14. Roman roads #2 (historylink102.com)
blue square 15. Roman roads (Discovery Channel)
blue square 16. Roman roads: 1 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 17. Roman bridge (wikipedia.org)
blue squareblack diamond 18. Bridges (University of California, USA)
   
blue square 19. Writing (Emory University, USA)
blue square 20. Telling time (Kentucky Distance Learning)
   
   
 
Back to Top Architecture
blue square 1. Roman architecture (historyforkids.org)
blue square 2. Ancient Roman architecture - arch and vault
blue square 3. Ancient Roman architecture
blue square 4. Ancient Roman architecture (greatbuildings.com)
blue squareblack diamond 5. The Coliseum: building the arena of death (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 6. Pictorial tour of the Empire (roman-empire.net)
blue square 7. Pictorial tour of Rome (roman-empire.net)
blue square 8. Art & Archaeology images (Archart, Italy)
blue square 9. Roman building techniques in London (Museum of London, U.K.)
blue square 10. Housing in Ancient Rome: 2 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 11. Roman buildings: open video to view segments on buildings - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
blue square 12. Roman cement: 2 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Art
blue square 1. Roman mosaics (mrdonn.org)
blue square 2. Roman mosaics - seven examples (ancient-times.com)
blue square 3. Roman mosaics - photo album (classicalmosaics.com)
blue square 4. Stories in stone - conserving mosaics in Roman Africa (The Getty Museum, USA)
blue square 5. Mosaics and tessellations (classicalmosaics.com)
blue square 6. Totally tessellated (thinkquest.org)
blue square 7. Patterns and tilings by their symmetry group (Steve Edwards, SPSU, Marietta, GA, USA)
   
blue square 8. Roman art (historyforkids.org)
blue square 9. Roman art and architecture (encarta.msn.com)
blue square 10. Roman art and architecture meta links page (Sweet Briar College, Virginia USA)
   
   
 
9. War and Conflict
Back to Top Army
green circleblue square 1. Soldiers (Emory University, USA)
green circleblue square 2. The Roman army #1 (The BBC, U.K.)
green circleblue square 3. The Roman army #2 (historyonthenet.com)
blue square 4. Res Militaris (thinkquest.org)
blue square 5. The Roman Army (thinkquest.org)
blue square 6. The Roman Army: an overview (historylink102.com)
blue square 7. The Roman Army (castra.org.uk)
blue square 8. A professional army: 4 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 9. The Roman legionary (dariusdomain.com)
blue square 10. The Roman Army: formations (historylink102.com)
blue square 11. Roman fort: virtual reality tour (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 12. Military gallery (Kentucky Distance Learning)
black diamond 13. Maps and tactics of Ancient Warfare scroll down to bottom (US Military Academy - West Point, USA)
black diamond 14. The Roman Army (roman-empire.net)
blue square 15. Re-enactment event and picture page
   
   
 
Back to Top Navy
blue squareblack diamond 1. Roman navy - myths (warandgame.wordpress.com)
blue squareblack diamond 2. The fleet (S. Van Dorst)
black diamond 3. Roman Navy (unrv.com)
black diamond 4. Navy of Ancient Rome (wikipedia.org)
black diamond 5. Roman Navy (wikipedia.org)
black diamond 6. The fleets and Roman border policy (roman365.info)
black diamond 7. Roman Navy (wikipedia.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top Roman Britain
green circleblue square 1. Roman Britain (The BBC, UK)
blue square 2. Hadrian's Wall (The BBC, UK)
blue square 3. Hadrian's Wall questions and answers (hadrians-wall.org, U.K.)
blue square 4. Romans in Scotland (The BBC, UK)
blue square 5. Roman Britain (The British Museum)
blue square 6. History of Londinium (Museum of London, U.K.)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Roman Britain timeline (about.com)
black diamond 8. Timeline of Roman Britain (about.com)
blue squareblack diamond 9. Roman Wales (The BBC, UK)
   
   
 
10. Videos, Images, PowerPoints and Podcasts
Back to Top Videos
blue square 1. Rome Reborn 1.0: click on "Gallery" for virtual tour of Ancient Rome (University of Virginia, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 2. National Geographic: type in search terms to look for short video clips (National Geographic, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Western tradition: video register for use in class by completing form (learner.org)
blue square 4. Ancient Rome - struggles for power: 46 minute video (howstuffworks.com)
blue square 5. World of Ancient Rome: 20 minute video - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Video library: 14 short video clips (pbs.org)
blue square 7. Pompeii: open video to view segments on Pompeii - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
blue square 8. Europe after the Fall of Rome: 20 minute video - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
black diamond 9. The decline of Rome: 30 minute video - requires registration (PBS-Learner.org)
black diamond 10. The fall of Rome: 30 minute video - requires registration (PBS-Learner.org)
   
   
 
Back to Top Images
blue squareblack diamond 1. Picture index (roman-empire.net)
blue squareblack diamond 2. Collection of photos #1 (Loyola University, California USA)
blue square 3. Europe image library (University of Oregon USA)
blue squareblack diamond 4. Pictoral tour of the empire (roman-empire.net)
blue squareblack diamond 5. Pictoral tour of the Rome (roman-empire.net)
blue square 6. Ancient Rome - multimedia (encarta.msn.com)
blue square 7. Roman London images (Museum of London, U.K.)
blue square 8. Clip art of Roman Mythology (Flodia Eductational Technology Clearinghouse, USA)
black diamond 8. Related museum collections: requires a lot of navigation (University of Pennsylvania USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top PowerPoints
blue square 1. Ancient Rome: PowerPoints (ancienthistory.pppst.com)
blue square 2. Ancient Rome - an overview: PowerPoint (Discovery Elementary School, Bakersfield, California, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Ancient Rome - an overview: PowerPoint - slow to load (Jennifer Hernandez, Mission College, Santa Clara, California, USA)
black diamond 4. Rome from the founding to 509 CE: PowerPoint (Chris Guthrie, Tarleton State University, Texas, USA)
black diamond 5. Rome - big city big problems: PowerPoint (Chris Guthrie, Tarleton State University, Texas, USA)
   
   
 
Back to Top Podcasts/Videocasts
green circle How to download and listen to PodCasts (podcastingnews.com)
   
black diamond 1. Hannibal is at the Gates: Podcasts (militaryhistorypodcast.blogspot.com)
green circle 2. Battle of Pharsalus in 48 BCE: Podcasts (militaryhistorypodcast.blogspot.com)
blue square 3. Roman Military Tactics: Podcasts (militaryhistorypodcast.blogspot.com)
black diamond 4. Roman Military Defeats: Podcasts (militaryhistorypodcast.blogspot.com)
green circle 5. The Great Fire of Rome: Podcasts (cdn.libsyn.com)
blue square 6. The Roman way: Podcasts (bbc.co.uk)
   
green circle 7. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon: Audio Book (ejunto.com)
blue square 8. Cicero: Audio Book (ejunto.com)
black diamond 9. Treatise on Friendship by Marcus Tullius Cicero: Audio Book (ejunto.com)
   
   
 
11. WebQuests and More
Back to Top WebQuests
blue square 1. Rome: The past is present (Kathy Foulke @ kathyschrock.net)
blue square 2. Journey into Ancient Rome (Northfield Community School, UK)
blue square 3. Ancient Rome (42explore2.com)
blue square 4. Ancient Roman Government Quest (Kirk Langer, Nebraska Schools Partnership, USA)
blue square 5. Living in Pompeii (Robin McCulley and Kim Castagna, California, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 6. Journey back to Ancient Rome (University of Richmond, Virginia USA)
blue squareblack diamond 7. Rome quizzes and activities (schoolhistory.or.uk, U.K.)
   
   
 
Back to Top Fun and Interesting
green circleblue square 1. You wouldn't want to be a Roman gladiator: modeled on the book (www.salariya.com)
green circle 2. Ancient Rome colouring book
green circleblue square 3. Word Searches (historyonthenet.com)
green circleblue square 4. Quick quizzes (historyonthenet.com)
blue square 5. Ancient Rome - games and activities (mrdonn.org)
blue square 6. Activities (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 7. Time detectives - Roman Sandy (roman-sandy.com)
blue square 8. Asterix - the official site (gb.asterix.com)
blue square 9. Asterix the Gaul (roman-empire.net)
blue square 10. Death in Rome mystery (bbc.co.uk)
blue square 11. The Roman mysteries (romanmysteries.com)
blue square 12. History hunt - the Romans in Britain (St. Albans Museums, UK)
blue squareblack diamond 13. Emperor of Rome game (pbs.org)
blue square 14. Construct an aqueduct (NOVA online at pbs.org)
blue square 15. Londinium (Museum of London, U.K.)
   
   
 
Back to Top Museums
green circle 1. Digging up the Romans - Roman Britain (Museum of London, U.K.)
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black diamond 5. The British Museum collection (British Museum, U.K.)
   
   
 
12. Miscellaneous Resources
Back to Top Doing Research
1. How to do research: the CMS approach: see left side of page (Avi Luxenburg, Comox Valley School District, BC, Canada)
2. The Research Process (Oregon School Library Information System, USA)
3. Why should we study history? (schoolhistory.co, U.K.)
4. Primary vs. secondary sources (Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA)
5. A student's guide to the study of history (historyguide.org)
6. How to do history (bbc.co.uk)
7. Archaeology - excavations and techniques (bbc.co.uk)
8. How old is that? - dating techniques (Minnesota State University, USA)
9. Learn about the impact of conquests (bbc.co.uk)
10. Family histories (bbc.co.uk)
   
   
11. Sentences (actden.com)
12. Writing paragraphs (actden.com)
13. Writing essays (actden.com)
14. Guide to writing a basic essay (Kathy Livingston)
15. Turning Microsoft Word into a talking word processor (Paul Hamilton, SETBC)
   
   
 
Back to Top Translate  Traduisez   Traduzca  翻译  ترجم
blue square 1. Babel Fish translation (altavista.com)
blue square 2. Google Translate (google.com)
   
   
 
Back to Top Misc.
blue square 1. GoogleEarth - Ancient Rome: how to visit Ancient Rome (google.com)
blue square 2. Rome Reborn (Google and the University of Virginia, USA)
blue squareblack diamond 3. Misc. Roman links (Kentucky Distance Learning, USA)
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Back to Top Folktales and Stories
blue square 1. The story of Rome: historical fiction over 130 short stories (The Baldwin Project)
blue square 2. The story of the Romans: historical fiction 102 short stories (The Baldwin Project)
blue square 3. Julius Caesar: historical fiction 13 short stories (The Baldwin Project)
blue square 4. Lucius. Adventures of a Roman Boy: historical fiction 26 short stories (The Baldwin Project)
blue square 5. The Aeneid for Boys and Girls:historical fiction 23 short stories (The Baldwin Project)
blue square 6. Young folks Plutarch: historical fiction 50 short stories (The Baldwin Project)
blue square 7. Journals through history: 18 minute video - requires password (United Streaming/Discovery Education)
blue square 8. The Roman mysteries: by Caroline Lawrence (romanmysteries.com)
   
blue square 9. The History of Rome: by Titus Livius (Project Gutenberg)
blue square 10. The Aeneid - an epic poem: by Virgil (Project Gutenberg)
blue square 11. Commentaries of Caius Julius Caesar: by Julius Caesar (Project Gutenberg)
blue square 12. Cicero and the Fall of the Roman Republic: eBook by J.L. Strachan-Davidson (Internet Archive)
blue square 13. A history of Rome - table of contents: eBook by Robert F. Pennell (about.com)
black diamond 14. History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: by Edward Gibbon and as audio book (Project Gutenberg and Librivox)
   
   
Back to Top Readers Theatre
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