Roman Internet Resources





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General Resources

The Rome Project,
The largest catalog of web resources on Roman history and culture on the web; originally authored by David Miele, Columbia University student, and now maintained by Dr. Neil Goldberg, Archaeology Resident at the The Dalton School. Includes Internet directories on Roman military, archaeology, literature, politics, philosophy, drama, and religion.


Roman History

Primary Texts

The Law of the Twelve Tables
Translated by E.H. Warmington, Remains of Old Latin III; site maintained by Dr. Thom Thiebault, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Octavian/Augustus: Select Testimonia
Translated by John Porter, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
Pliny, Letter 10.96-97
Pliny's letter to the Emperor Trajan on the Christian "problem"; prepared by James J. O'Donnell, University of Pennsylvania
Polybius 8: 11-16: The Constitution of the Roman Republic
Translated by John Porter, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
Selections from Livy, Books I and II
Translated by Lewis Stiles, Lecturer, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
Selections from Sallust, The Jugurthine War
Translated by Niall McCloskey, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
Selections from The Acts of Divine Augustus
Translated by Lewis Stiles, Lecturer, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University

Secondary Texts and Resources

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors
Short biographical essays by scholars on the Roman emperors from Augustus to Constantine XI; less than 10% of the biographies are on-line; managed by Michael DiMaio, Jr., of Salve Regina University
Imperium Romanorum: The Roman Empire
Tables of censors, ordinary consuls, emperors, and a genealogical guide to the Ceasars ; prepared by Clifton R. Fox, Professor of History, Tomball College, Texas
Octavian and Antony: The Rise of Augustus
Class notes by John Porter, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
Ordinary Consuls of the Roman Republic, 300 BC to 1 BC
List of consuls
The Roman Republican Constitution
From the Department of Classics, University of Texas at Austin
Roman Life Expectancy
Table and graphs; ;from the Department of Classics, University of Texas at Austin
A Simple List of Roman Empires
The title says it all; from the University of Michigan
A Visual Compendium of Roman Emperors
A list of emperors with attached JPEG images of statues; by Justin D. Paola, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona
The Warfare and Tactics of the Roman Republic
Atul Varman


Roman Art

Egyptian, Classical, and Ancient Middle Eastern Art
Funerary cartonnage from the collection at the Brooklyn Museum
Greece and Rome
From the collection at the Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University
Greek and Roman Art
A description and two vase pictures from the collection at the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley
Images from World History: Early Roman Empire AD)
A small and diverse collection from the Images from History collection
Images from World History: Late Roman Empire AD)
A small and diverse collection from the Images from History collection
Roman Art
A collection of five large (300+Kb) pictures including the altar of Domitius Ahenobarbus, a mosaic from Constantine of the triumph of Neptune and Amphitrite, a Pompeian wall painting of a hermaphrodite, and a Roman coin, from the University of Haifa Library
Roman Art and Architecture
An excellent selection of architecture, sculpture and painting categorized both by genre and by historical period from the University of Colorado Museum


Architecture

The Model of Rome at the University of Caen
An english language web site to guide you through all the aspects of the model of Rome site at the University of Caen in France
Roman Art and Architecture
An excellent selection of architecture, sculpture and painting categorized both by genre and by historical period from the University of Colorado Museum


Roman Literature

Selections from Catullus
Annotated edition translated by John Porter, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
Selections from Ovid's Amores
Annotated edition translated by John Porter, Associate Professor, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University
Selections from Ovid's Metamorphoses , Book I
Translated by Lewis Stiles, Lecturer, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University


Roman Philosophy

Primary Texts

Selections from Cicero's Letters
Excerpts from several letters translated by Lewis Stiles, Lecturer, Department of Classics, Saskatchewan University

Secondary Texts and Resources

The Cicero Home Page
Includes Latin texts, a chronology, and a bibliography; ;from the Department of Classics, University of Texas at Austin


Roman Drama



Roman Religion



Late Antiquity

Worlds of Late Antiquity
Links prepared by James J. O'Donnell, University of Pennsylvania


Mithraism
The Cosmic Mysteries of Mithras
David Ulansey, California Institute of Integral Studies and University of California, Berkeley
The Cult of Mithra
Collection of scholarly quotations by Richard Shand, independent computer consultant and artist
Mithraism
The Ecole Initiative
Mithraism: The Legacy of the Roman Empire's Final Pagan State Religion
David Fingrut, SEED Alternative School


Roman Maps

Map of the Roman Empire
227 K GIF file taken from Long's Classical Atlas (New York, 1864), plate 4; difficult to read; from the University of Michigan


Bibliographies

Military Affairs in Late Antiquity
By Hugh Elton, Trinity College; prepared by James J. O'Donnell, University of Pennsylvania
Worlds of Late Antiquity Bibliography
Prepared by James J. O'Donnell, University of Pennsylvania


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World Cultures

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1996, Richard Hooker
Updated 10-14-96