NM's Creative Impulse and her Awesome Rome Site!! (go here first)
Shows the influence of Roman architecture in this ancient Middle Eastern kingdom.
Some virtual reality slides that show areas of Rome as they might have looked. Also a virtual walkthrough of an area of the city.
A French city site (with English translation available--look for the British flag) that has great pictures of Roman buildings still in use today.
Click on the English language version (British flag--unless you're fluent in French) to get the text that accompanies wonderful images of the city of Rome in imperial times. Terrific slide show shows details of a reconstructed Colosseum.
Good visuals on several Roman topics, and a virtual walkthrough. Some good links to other sites.
Some excellent pictures, with text, of ancient Roman artifacts.
An interesting timeline/chart of events and developments in world history. Interesting visual representation of the rise and fall of cultures and civilizations. Click on the time periods relevant to ancient Rome; also check out the "Maps" option to see the world map with locations and relationships of some civilizations (including Rome and China) and cultures in the second century AD.
Photographs of Rome's temporary northernmost frontier, together with video clips of military re-enactments--see how the Roman army charged in battle!
Shows some of the objects and building remains to be found in present-day Turkey and other areas of the Mediterranean
Clear photographs of many of the emperors' statues, together with coins on which they were represented and links to articles (by knowledgeable authors) at other sites.
Has feature articles and archives as well as other resources. The article on Rome in the August 1997 issue of the magazine promises that a related feature will appear online--watch for it and compare it to the print articles on Rome (July and August 1997)
Some wonderful photographs (click for full screen version) of buildings and objects from Roman Pompeii, with brief captions
Many maps that link to photographs of areas of Pompeii. There's lots of information at this site,
Great source of information on these topics, with many images.
Well organized, attractive and informative site about all types of Roman ball sports.
Describes the many games Romans played, complete with rules.
Other sources will point out the similarities between the Roman Calendar and ours. This site emphasizes the differences.
An encyclopedia of Roman emperors. Informative articles on some emperors, organized alphabetically and chronologically.
A view of the Emperor Diocletian's palace in Split.
Photographs of some parts of Hadrian's Wall, the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire for centuries.
This site offers a great clickable map of the Roman empire that provides links to Web information sources on that region. ROMARCH has links to many sites, some of them rated for their quality. It also gives access to the Argos search engine, described below under "Search Argos."
Great pictures of Roman buildings and artifacts. Click for a full-screen image, with brief captions.
This page provides access to a map of the Roman Empire and its provinces. Click on an area to find Web resources (if any are available) about that part of the empire.