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Secrets of Lost Empires: Roman Baths
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/roman/
Wander through the frigidarium, tepidarium, caldarium, and other vital rooms in this online reconstruction of the famous Baths of Caracalla.

Frontline: From Jesus to Christ
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/religion/
Theologians, archaeologists and historians address dozens of key issues, disagreements and critical problems relating to Jesus' life and the evolution of Christianity. Maps, ancient texts and diaries, pictures of the archaeological discoveries, ancient imagery, and audio excerpts complement and illuminate the scholars' commentary.

Secrets of the Dead II: The Tomb of Christ http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/case_tomb/index.html
Does the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a crumbling Ottoman structure, actually house Christ's tomb? This site follows a decade of painstaking research, infra-red thermography and a rigorous archeological technique known as photogrammetry, attempting to reconstruct Christ's final days and trace the history and various incarnations of the church of the Holy Sepulchre. Explore 3-D models of the tomb of Christ. Use thermal imaging to explore ancient clues within the walls.


Other Websites:

Internet Ancient History Source Book: Rome
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbook09.html
This site offers access to translated primary source texts of Ancient Roman documents, letters, and literature. The Ancient History Sourcebook also includes links to visual and aural material.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures
http://eawc.evansville.edu/index.htm
An on-line course supplement for students and teachers of the ancient and medieval worlds at the University of Evansville, Indiana. It features its own essays and primary texts, as well as a substantial index of internet sites.

Septentrionale Americanum Latinitatis Vivae Institutum (SALVI) http://www.latin.org
The North American Institute for Living Latin Studies promotes the study of Latin language and literature throughout North America, especially in universities, by propagating an active approach to the language known as Latinitas Viva, Living Latin.

Perseus Digital Library
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/
Perseus is an evolving digital library, sponsored by Tufts University, offering primary and secondary sources for the study of ancient history.

Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
http://www.stoa.org/diotima/
Diotima serves as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world. This site includes course materials, the beginnings of a systematic and searchable bibliography, and links to many on-line resources, including articles, book reviews, databases, and images.

Dead Romans
http://www.deadromans.com/
Contains an introduction to Imperial Roman coins, their denominations, metals, and minting, and a virtual walkthrough of the Colosseum and parts of the Forum Romanum.

Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Trier
http://www.uni-trier.de/trier/lm/rlmt.htm
A regional museum in Trier, Germany, which provided images for use on this website. (German language only)

American Philological Association
http://www.apaclassics.org
The APA is the principal learned society for classics studies in North America.

Ermine Street Guard
http://www.esg.ndirect.co.uk/
Roman re-enactors, used in this series.

Legio VIII
http://www.legio8augusta.de/
Roman re-enactors, used in this series.



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