Latin Information

General Information
Daily Life in Rome
Roads, Bridges, Temples and Aqueducts
Roman Houses
Roman Emperors
Roman Britain
Pompeii and Herculaneum
Gladiators
Food
Latin Homework Help


General Information
Ancient History Online
All about the cultures of major ancient civilizations, including Rome. You will need a password from home. User name: walnut ; password: hills.

The Roman Empire Net
In spite of the annoying advertisements, this is a good source of information about the Roman world.

Ancient Rome
Information on the Romans from the BBC Schools website (like PBS in the US); very good information on the ancient Romans in Britain.

Perseus Project
One of the oldest and most highly respected websites around, the Perseus Project is a good source for Greece and the Hellenistic World as well as the Romans; it also has full text editions of most major works of Latin and Greek literature.

History for Kids: Ancient Rome
Basic information on a variety of topics for ancient Rome, especially for Latin 1 students.

The Latin Library
A large collection of the Latin texts of many classical authors.


Daily Life in Rome
Via Romana
Another metasite with organized links to information about Roman life, art, culture, history, and philosophy.

A Virtual Tour of the Roman Forum
A map of the ancient Roman Forum, with a virtual "tour" and information about the buildings and places there


Roads, Bridges, Temples and Aqueducts
Roman Aqueduct of Metz, France
also has information on other aqueducts and how they were built.

Roman Road Construction

Maison Carree
pictures and information on a famous and well preserved Roman temple in Nimes, France

A Virtual Tour of the Roman Forum
A map of the ancient Roman Forum, with a virtual "tour" and information about the buildings and places there, including many famous temples.

The Waters of the City of Rome
An interactive guide to the aqueducts and sewers of ancient Rome.

Ancient History Online
All about the cultures of major ancient civilizations, including Rome. Search for "Rome roads" or "Rome travel." You will need a password from home. User name: walnut ; password: hills.

Roman Roads
Basic history and construction techniques for Roman roads.

Birmingham Roman Roads Project
An interesting site with a good diagram on how a Roman road was built.

Sea travel and Commerce in Roman Times
An overview of the kinds of ships the Romans used and for what purposes.

Roman Life
This is the online version of one of the best known books about ancient Rome, Mary Johnston's Roman Life. The WHHS Library has the 1957 version of this, which has more information, but this is still an excellent source. Use the sections on Travel and Correspondence.


Roman Houses
Roman House Plan and Description


Roman Emperors
De Imperitoribus Romanun
An on-line encyclopedia on the rulers of the Roman empire from 27 BC to 1453 CE. The encyclopedia consists of (1) an index of all the emperors who ruled during the empire's 1500 years, (2) biographies on the individual emperors, (3) family trees of important imperial dynasties, (4) an index of significant battles in the empire's history, (5) a growing number of capsule descriptions and maps of these battles, and (6) maps of the empire at different times. The site also has a number of links to other good sites for information on the ancient Roman and Byzantine empires.


Roman Britain
Roman Britain
This site is put together by the BBC with information for students about ancient Rome; the focus is on the Romans in Britain.


Pomeii and Herculaneum
Pompeii Interactive
Information on Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Vesuvius

The History of Plumbing: Pompeii and Herculaneum
Very interesting and detailed information on baths and plumbing in these two cities.

The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 A.D.
An eyewitness account of the horrors of the destruction of Pompeii

Catiline's Map of ancient Pompeii
A very nice and very detailed map of Pompeii, with famous sites marked. Please do NOT print this off at school without help!!


Gladiators
The Colosseum
A BBC website with the history of the Colosseum in Rome and lots of information on the activities there: if your computer has Flash, be sure to play the video "Building the Arena of Death."


Food
Antique Roman Dishes
Interesting information and some neat recipes-the ingredients may not be in your local Kroger, though!


Latin Homework Help
Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid
Latin Grammar Help
Latin Grammar and Conjugation Help
Jenney Latin Flashcards Semester 1
 
 
 
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