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History: Ancient Rome



Rome's Pivotal Emperors

  • The Roman Empire in the first century
  • Rome Reborn

Rome, 753 – 264 BC

Rome, 264 – 133 BC

Rome, 133 – 63 BC

Rome, 63 BC – AD 14

Lucius Popidius Secundus, a 17-year old living in Rome in 73 AD

Four sisters in Ancient Rome - Ray Laurence

What the Ancients Knew

The History of Rome


Primary Sources

Greek and Roman Materials - Perseus Tufts

This website provides a plethora of ancient texts, many in the original languages, along with English Translations.



Ancient Rome - Ancient History Sourcebook

Fordham University provides a list of links to online primary sources from the classical era.



The British Museum

Search the museum's extensive artefact collection based upon:
Culture and Time Period

Famous Historical People

Online Coins of the Roman Empire

A joint project of the American Numismatic Society and the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World at New York University, is a revolutionary new tool designed to help in the identification, cataloging, and research of the rich and varied coinage of the Roman Empire.

Secondary Sources

Ancient Romans - History of the Ancient World

A website that offers academic and popular articles about the Ancient World.

Ancient Rome Flipboard Magazine

A collection of online articles and news reports about ancient Rome.

Please Note: Some internet browsers do not handle the Flipboard website very well, and it is sometimes better to have the Flipboard App on your device to view the magazine.


Google Scholar

This searches internet sites for academic articles and books. It often only provides one or two pages, but it is often enough to find quotes and bibliographical details.


JURN Search Engine

Search millions of free academic articles, chapters, and theses. 

Karanis, Gateway to the Fayum


Pompeii and Herculaneum, 80 BC – AD 79


ABC Splash

ABC Splash brings you high-quality digital educational content from across the ABC and around the world. Content includes videos, audio clips, games and interactive tools.