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Links for City of Rome

GENERAL REFERENCE SITES

Perseus Project site
Halsall Internet Ancient History sourcebook
Bill Thayer’s Lacus Curtius

Forum Romanum

Electronic Resources for Classicists

Livius

 

MAPS AND PLANS

Stanford's Forma Urbis Romae project

Maps of the Roman Empire

Periodical Historical Atlas

 

IMAGE GALLERIES

Leo C. Curran’s 'Maecenas' gallery
K. Kosimies' 'Views of Rome'
Felix Just's 'Ancient Rome: Images and Pictures'

Seindal photo archive


SPECIFIC SITES OR MONUMENTS

Aqueducts
Catacombs
Imperial Forums
Monte Testaccio
'Theatrum Pompei' site
Trajan's Column
Villa of Livia, Prima Porta
Villa 'of the Auditorium' at Parioli

The Mausoleum of Augustus and the Res Gestae

The Ara Pacis Augustae by Christina A. Salowey

The Archaeology of the Forum and Palatine hill

http://www.fastionline.org/ Includes a searchable database of archaeological excavations and projects since 2000, including many in Rome. Articles and reports downloadable as PDF files.

ON-LINE TEXTS

Platner & Ashby's Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome (also available here)
Lanciani's Pagan and Christian Rome
Nicholas Purcell (1995) ‘Forum Romanum (The Imperial Period)’, in M. Steinby (ed.), Lexicon Topographicum Urbis Romae II: 325-42

 

MUSEUM / EXHIBITION SITES

Vatican museums

The rise of Archaeology in Renaissance Rome

 

TOURIST GUIDES

Rome Guide

Frommer's guide to Rome

 

OSTIA/ Litus Laurentinum

Ostia Antica web-site http://www.ostia-antica.org/index.html Website dedicated entirely to Ostia (and Isola Sacra and Portus) and includes building plans, extensive photographic records and descriptions of structures, bibliography, ancient written sources and useful links.http://www.rhul.ac.uk/Classics/LaurentineShore/Index.html Laurentine Shore Project: Current survey and excavation project investing a site (Vicus Augustanus) on the ancient coastline just to the south of Ostia.