Rome: From Republic to Empire...
The links listed below will give you some idea of the wealth of resources available on the Internet for the study of Western Civilization. As you visit these sites, pay special attention to how they differ from one another and from the textbook. In some cases, the wealth of detail provided on specific topics may lead you to re-evaluate your assumptions and conclusions about various aspects of the history of the West.
- World History Chart 500 - 1 BCE
The "Hyperhistory" online chart provides a global history timeline with brief text descriptions. A perfect tool for getting the big picture!
- Greek and Roman Picture Index
A wide-ranging collection of images. Note especially the section covering "Mythological Characters." Nothing except a title is provided for each image,so you will need to look elsewhere for explanations.
- Etruscan Art
This art history site includes an overview of Etruscan history and high-quality images, with brief descriptions, of Etruscan artworks from museums around the world.
- Mythography: Roman Mythology
Information on Roman myths; click through to find information on Roman gods from Apollo to Vulcan, among other topics.
- The Second Punic War: 218-202 B.C.
A summary, with excellent maps, of events in the Second Punic War.
- The Story of the Roman Slave's Life
An illustrated description of the different types of slaves who lived in Rome, and an account of their everyday lives. There are also links to other pages covering topics such as slave revolts and Kubrick's movie Spartacus.
- Julius Caesar: An Annotated Guide to Online Resources
Brief descriptions of various authoritative but accessible online sources for the life of Julius Caesar, with links.