Resources4History: Food in Roman Britain This mosaic, from Chedworth Villa, illustrates how the British and Roman cultures integrated. The character is depicted as Winter wearing a typically British hooded cloak (birrus) and carrying a brown hare introduced to Britain by the Romans. The bare tree is a symbol of Winter. Roman Food - Classical Reception Studies Network The Classical Reception Studies Network (CRSN) aims to facilitate the exchange of information and to encourage collaboration in the field of classical reception studies by bringing together departments and individuals from across the world. Classical Reception Studies is the inquiry into how and why the texts, images and material cultures of Ancient Greece and Rome have been received, adapted, refigured, used and abused in later times and often other places. For more information on the Network and its history, please go to the Network page which explains who we are and what we do. The Events section lists current and future Classical Reception conferences, seminars, workshops and performances. "Happy Birthday, everyone - and many happy returns!"
Gracchi Brothers The social and political landscape of the Roman world was about to undergo an abrupt transformation in the Late Republic. The emergence, and eventual assassination of the Gracchus brothers, Tiberius and Gaius, is often considered the first major step towards the fall of the Roman Republic. While Roman class and social affairs had for centuries consisted of machinations by various individuals to get their way (such as the Plebs withdrawal from Rome in the early Republic), the activities of the Gracchi completely altered the state of Roman politics. The careers of these two men were marked by riots, murder, and ultimately, outright manipulation of the common population to achieve their goals.
Capitolium.org - Imperial Forums Official Website - Rome, Italy - Il sito ufficiale dei Fori Imperiali di Roma Welcome to the official website of the Roman Imperial Forums for the Y2K This project started in 1999 to celebrate the new millennium of the archaeological area of Rome, near the Colosseum, under the patronage of the Municipality of Rome and its mayor, sponsored by Canon and Microsoft Italy. This website contains more than 1,000 files. Visit it all, if you want, but please don't miss: Welcome to Rome. Welcome to the archaeological site of the Imperial Forums, one of the largest areas in the world where digging, research and studies are still under way.
Warburg Institute digital copy antiquities Catalogue Articles You are not logged in | My saved items (0 items) | Login Give Feedback Secrets of Lost Empires by Dennis Gaffney Aqueducts are one of the wonders of the Roman Empire. These graceful structures are not only majestic, but are engineering marvels that survive to this day. In "Construct an Aqueduct," you are hired as Chief Water Engineer by the Roman Emperor. Your job: to build an aqueduct that will supply the Roman city of Aqueductis with clean water to private homes, public baths and glorious fountains.
Fall of the Romans: Go History Go! The Fall of the Roman Empire Update in Progress I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. I’m a great place for you to tell a story and let your users know a little more about you. LacusCurtius — Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities LacusCurtius Educational Resource: a Selection of Articles from A 19th-Century Classical Encyclopaedia William Smith, D.C.L., LL.D.: A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities John Murray, London, 1875. This single volume, of 1294 pages in rather fine print set in two columns and amounting to well over a million words, is a treasure trove of information on the ancient world, and was for many years a standard reference work, carried thru several British and American editions from the first in 1842 to the last in 1890‑91 with relatively few alterations.
These Photos of Pompeii Show Slice of Ancient Roman Life that Was Buried Under 20 Feet of Ash - History Daily Sep 172016 On August 24, 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius, a 4,000-foot volcano near the Bay of Naples in Italy, erupted, burrying the city of Pompeii under an almost 20-foot blanket of volcanic ash and killing 2,000 people. It was one of the world’s most famous and deadly volcanic eruptions. Pompeii: Go Social Studies Go! The outside temperature rose to 570 degrees Fahrenheit instantly killing its victim. The ash that followed preserved their last moments. The archaeology behind Pompeii Borrowed from the Greeks, Romans created mosaics from cut glass, marble, and even pebbles. Roman mosaics could be of anything from scenes of the gods, gladiators, or just of Romans having dinner.