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There is a lot of information available about Ancient Rome and this pathfinder points towards some of the best. It will help you find websites, books, videos, databases and other resources. If you need more help, be sure to ask at your local library.

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  • Digging up the Romans

    Explore Ancient Roman life through the Museum of London.

  • Ancient Rome

    Take a glimpse at important aspects of Roman history.

  • BBC Schools: The Romans

    Website on the Romans focuses on Roman Britain but also covers what the Romans are famous for, such as roads, engineering, soldiers and government. There is a bit about Roman families here too.

  • The COLLOSSEVM (That's Roman Spelling)

    Explore the exciting history of the Roman amphitheatre, its architecture and the games and entertainments that went on within its walls.

  • Colosseum

    The Colosseum has gone through many changes through the years.

  • Daily Life in Ancient Rome

    This site covers a typical Roman day chronologically starting with breakfast, then getting dressed and going out.

  • The Romans in Britain

    The Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery for kids showcase fun facts of being a Roman soldier.

  • Ancient Rome - World History for Kids

    Discover how a small village named Rome grew into an empire

  • Pompeii: Unraveling Ancient Mysteries

    Take a virtual tour of Pompeii and explore Roman life in ancient times.

  • PBS: The Roman Empire in The First Century

    Daily life in Ancient Rome, from Emperors, social order to religion.This is an adult site but it has a lot of useful information.

  • Odyssey Online: Rome

    This site has short dictionary type descriptions on various aspects of Roman civilization including their religion, public and private life, their alphabet and various occupations from senator to slave.

  • A Day at the Baths

    This interesting and informative site is about aqueducts, baths and all things water.

  • Bathing In Ancient Rome

    Learn the difference between how the Ancient Romans took a bath compared to you.

  • The Romans in Britain

    An excellent site for military information, arms and armour, etc. Learn more about gladiators and their equipment for battle. Don't miss the interactive tour of the colosseum.

  • Ducksters Ancient Rome

    Everything you want to know about Ancient Rome.






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Find More at the Library

  • To locate more books, use the suggested call numbers, keywords, and phrases to search the library catalogue.
  • Call numbers to browse
    • 292 Roman mythology
    • 355 Roman soldiers
    • 397 The Roman Republic & Empire
    • 398.2 Roman legends
    • 709 Roman Art
    • 725 Roman architecture
    • 937 Ancient Rome
  • Suggested subject headings for catalogue
    • Rome -- History
    • Rome -- History -- 30 B.C. -284 A.D. -- Juvenile literature
    • Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C. -- Juvenile literature
    • Rome -- Religion -- Juvenile literature

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