Resources

Below is a list of the major resources used on this website with a brief description.

The Cambridge Ancient History

  • Book.  An extensive 14 volume set that covers Prehistory all the way through to Late Antiquity.

Epigraphic Database Roma:

  • Inscription database.  Collection devoted to gathering all published Latin and Greek inscriptions of Rome and the Italian peninsula. Partnered with EAGLE.

Epigraphic Database Heidelberg:

  • Inscription database.  Contains Latin and bilingual inscriptions from throughout the Roman Empire. Partnered with EAGLE.

Online Coins of the Roman Empire:

  • Coin database.  Designed to help in the identification and research of Roman coins.  Joint project of the American Numismatic Society and the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World.

ORBIS:

  • Geospatial Model.  Allows one to see Roman connectivity in terms of time and expense.  Can use a number of different parameters to see travel during the Roman Empire by land, sea, and different people.  Stanford.

Oxford Classical Dictionary:

  • Dictionary.  Allows one to easily search for prominent people and popular terms related to the Roman Empire and antiquity.  University of Oxford.

Roman Coins in Britain:

  • Coin database.  Aims to create a collection of coins commonly found in Britain under different rulers.

Roman Inscriptions of Britain:

  • Inscription Database.  Collection of monumental inscriptions found until the end of 1954.

Roman Provincial Coinage Online:

  • Coin database.  Coins from the provinces of the Roman Empire from 44 BC to 297 AD.  Currently two volumes online from 138 to 192 and 249 to 254.  University of Oxford.

Ubi Erat Lupa:

  • Inscription database.  Contains Latin inscriptions mostly from mid- and south-eastern Europe.