- The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
Read Book I of The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius. Based on your reading, what kind of person do you take Marcus Aurelius to have been?
- Plotinus, On Beauty
Read Plotinus On Beauty. Does anything surprise you about the Roman writer's attitudes about beauty? Explain your answer.
- Hadrian's Wall
Hadrian's Wall was more than just a wall. Based on what your book tells you and what you find on this site, describe the complex of constructions that were included in the building of "the wall."
- Mark Morford's Augustus: Images of Power
Take a look at Mark Morford's Augustus: Images of Power. Describe how art and architecture aided Augustus in exercise of power.
Read introductory comments by John Dobbins, Director of the Pompeii Forum Project, then read the eyewitness accounts and take a tour of the city.