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Finding Resources in Accessit
Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS..
Roman life by
Call Number: 937.6 CLA
Publication Date: 2007
Recreates the lives and experiences of people living in the Roman Empire, not only the emperors and senators, but also ordinary citizens, merchants, slaves and freedmen.
A history of Rome by
Call Number: 937 CAR
Publication Date: 1975
A masterly synthesis of a huge mass of material. It deals with the political, military, social and cultural aspects of Roman civilisation, extending over a millennium.
Ancient Rome by
Call Number: 937 JAM
Publication Date: 2002
Be an eyewitness to the remarkable story of Ancient Rome - from its vast empire and astounding engineering feats to the menu at a Roman dinner party and the merciless gladiator fights staged in its arenas.
Other useful links
Virtual tour of Rome
A virtual tour of ancient and modern Rome includes the Coliseum, the Pantheon, the Vatican and its museums and the Roman forum. As well as 360-degree panoramas, the site has maps, videos and audio downloads suitable for tourists and for students of history.
The Internet Ancient History Sourcebook located at the History Department of Fordham University, New York has primary source information about the history of ancient Rome and its government.
Ancient Roman history timeline
This timeline provides a chronological history of Ancient Rome from 2000BCE to 300CE with links to internet resources. There is an emphasis on primary sources and perspectives of the role of women in the ancient world.
This site about ancient Rome from the BBC gives information about topics like the Roman Empire, Roman amphitheatre, Pompeii, Life in Ancient Rome, Gladiators, Romans in Britain, Roman technology and an ancient Rome timeline.
BBC History- Ancient Rome
Khan Academy- Ancient Rome
Google Maps- Ancient Rome