Try using World Book Online.
The Roman Empire in the 1st Century- http://www.pbs.org/empires/romans/
Timeline Ancient Rome – http://www.exovedate.com/ancient_timeline_one.html
Roman Empire Interactive Map- http://www.roman-empire.net/maps/map-empire.html
Websites selected by World Book Online:
BBC Bitesize: World History – Romans – http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zwmpfg8
BBC website with information about ancient Roman roads and places
BBC History: Romans – http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/
A BBC history website with information about ancient Rome.
Ancient Civilizations: Ancient Rome – http://www.ushistory.org/civ/6.asp
A history website of the Independence Hall Association, Philadelphia, PA
Maecenas: Images of Ancient Greece and Rome -http://wings.buffalo.edu/AandL/Maecenas/index.html
Extensive collection of photographs of ancient Roman ruins in France and in Italy, including Rome, Pompeii, and Herculaneum, from a classics professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Table of Contents (The Vatican Library and Renaissance Culture) -http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/vatican/toc.html
Information about Rome, Italy, with links to other on-line resources.
Challenging Places Research
- There might be variations on the name. For example, Lut Desert, is also known as Dasht-e-Lut.
- Use “quotation marks” to search for the exact phrase. E.g. “Mount Merapi”
Some databases to consider:
Some Useful Websites:
Climate: CIA World Fact Book (Climate)