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Information covering all aspects of the Roman military from the Republic to the fall of the Empire - the legions, Praetorian guard and other units, armor, weaponry and siegecraft, and a listing of battles.
Garland, R 2018. A day in the life of a Roman soldier, online video, 29 March 2018. Duration: 5 mins.
Gallery of slides with video commentary on a series of Ancient Roman artefacts and scultpures from the National Gallery of Victoria's collection. Includes food, theatre, bathing and emperors Vaspasian and Septimus Severus.
Floor mosaics are one of the most well-preserved and widespread forms of Roman art. Whilst used for decoration, modern analysis tells us a lot about mythology and everyday life, through depictions of people and scenes such as hunting, fishing and wrestling.
This website was put together to support a museum exhibition about Pompeii. It includes information on Prompeii’s trade, aqueducts, homes, medicine, daily life and religion/burial rituals. In the Objects tab, you can see an online gallery of the artefacts included in the exhibition.
Overview of materials, construction design and technique, and buildings such as public baths and amphitheatres, the Colosseum, Forum and Pantheon, noting how the Romans drew upon Greek architecture and improved it to create a uniquely Roman style.
Detailed information on Roman building techniques and materials, town planning and structures such as houses, palaces and villas, the aqueducts, temples, basilicas and baths, theatres and arenas, monuments and tombs.
Women in Ancient Rome
2021. Women of the Ancient World. Rome: Blood and thrones. ClickView. Duration: 8 mins.
2013. Four sisters in Ancient Rome. ClickView. Duration: 9 min.