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Roman History

The Roman Empire was the post-Republican phase of the ancient Roman civilization, characterised by an autocratic form of government and large territorial holdings in Europe and around the Mediterranean. The term is used to describe the Roman state during and after the time of the first emperor, Augustus. The 500-year-old Roman Republic, which preceded it, had been weakened by several civil wars.

Ancient Roman History Timeline

Provides a chronological index of the history of Ancient Rome with extensive links to internet resources. Emphasis is placed upon the use of primary source material and new perspectives upon the roles of women in ancient time.

Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome - a forum for contributions from interested parties updated regularly. Information on many aspects of roman life, including - trade in amphorae with Britain, internal politics, roman classes, relations between the senate, people and institutions. 3d models, images of ancient Rome. Links to other sites and newsgroups

Antiquity Online - Ancient History

Antiquity - conflict, attitude and changing religions. An extremely extensive and informative site.

Ancient Rome by History Link 101

Links to Art, Biographies, Daily Life, Maps, Pictures and Research on Rome for the World History Class.

First Europe Tutorial - Roman Territorial Expansion

The Italian peninsula was inhabited principally by several native tribes before the Greeks settled there and the Etruscans rose to prominence sometime after 800 B.C.E. The Greeks founded several city-states in the south of the peninsula and in Sicily, and the Etruscans rose to power on the western coast where they brought their culture to the Latin peoples settled in small villages along the Tiber ...


Website devoted to the ancient history of the Eternal City and its Empire, with a special attention to the naval and maritime aspects. Pubblications, essays, ancient texts, bibliographies, links and image galleries.

Anno Urbis - The Roman Empire Online

Anno Urbis - The Roman Empire Online. Information about the Roman Empire, its civilzation, history and achievements.

Bienvenidos a la pagina de cultura clasica tiene como principal misión informar y mantener de forma virtual al día a todos aquellos interesados en el mundo grecorromano y en la continua influencia que tiene sobre nuestra sociedad actual.

Butser Ancient Farm

Butser Ancient Farm is a replica of the sort of farm which would have existed in the British Iron Age circa 300 BC. Founded in 1972, it moved to its present site at Bascomb Copse in 1992. The farm has buildings, structures, animals and crops of the kind that existed at that time. It is much more than a museum though.

Classics At Oxford

Welcome to the homepage of the sub-faculties of Classical Languages and Literature and Ancient History at the University of Oxford.


The Offical italian site of the Roman Empire. The Empire and the Emperor, the religion, roman culture, Empire's map, governement, history . . .

Poke's Fifteen Decisive Battles


Best of Gibbon's DECLINE

Inspiring quotations, in context and cross-indexed, from the classic History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Gibbon's work is superbly written and obviously apropos to life (and, alas, world events) today.

Centre for Roman Studies

The Centre of Roman Studies was set up in 1995 to promote inter-disciplinary research in the study of ancient Roman culture and its reception in the more recent past. The Centre integrates the research interests of 18 members of staff from the departments of Archaeology, Classics and History of Art.

I took the photographs on this site myself, with very few exceptions. A catalog of several thousand photos (not slides, by the way), most of them of Roman and medieval remains, is available on this site. Researchers and teachers may find it useful