Year 12 Ancient History


Cities of Vesuvius

Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompeii
The Herculaneum Conservation Project
Pompeii Forum Project
The Swedish Pompeii Project
Pompeii Archaeological Research Project
The Pompeii Food and Drink Project
Vesuvius Volcano 79 AD Eruption - a virtual fieldtrip
Blogging Pompeii - for all the latest news on the Vesuviuan sites

Pompeii in Pictures

Google Map: Pompeii private buildings
Google Map: Pompeii public buildings
Google Map: Herculaneum private buildings
Google Map: Herculaneum public buildings
Google Map: Main sites in the Vesuvius region

AD79 - Destruction and Rediscovery

Visit the Melbourne Museum web site for the "A Day in Pompeii" exhibit.
Visit "The Field Museum", Chicago, for their 2005-6 exhibition, "Pompeii - Stories from an Eruption"

360 degree views of Herculaneum
360 degree views of Pompeii (Francesca Tronchin)
360 degree views of Insula I.9 in Pompeii
360 degree views of Pompeii (Soprintendenza - click on "Interactive Panos")


National Archaeological Museum of Athens

Plutarch, Life of Lycurgus
Herodotus, "On the kings of Sparta" (from "The Histories")
Pausanias, Description of Greece

Wikipedia: Ancient Sparta


Ancient Sources

Suetonius, The Lives of the Caesars, The Deified Julius
Appian, The Civil Wars
Sallust, The Conspiracy of Catiline
Julius Caesar
Cassius Dio, Roman History

Modern Sources

H.H. Scullard, From the Gracchi to Nero
Ronald Syme, The Roman Revolution
Beryl Rawson, The Politics of Friendship: Pompey and Cicero
Erich S. Gruen, The Last Generation of the Roman Republic
Lily Ross Taylor, Party Politics in the Age of Caesar
Mattias Gelzer, Caesar: Politician and Statesman
Christian Meier, Caesar: A Biography
Robin Seager, Pompey the Great: A Political Biography


Theban Mapping Project
Digital Imaging Project – Bluffton University, Ohio, USA
Wikipedia – The Luxor page has links to many of the relevant sections.
Tour Egypt Website - The Tour Egypt website has excellent articles on the Ramesseum, Medinet Habu and many other relevant areas