Ancient Rome > The Roman Empire
Outline of Roman History.
Possibly the largest roman empire related site on the net. Includes interactive maps.
"We begin our story about the history of Romiosini or the Greek Middle ages with the founding of Constantinople, the capital city of the Eastern Empire..."
"The Holy Roman Empire was the medieval state that embraced most of central Europe and Italy under the rule of the German kings from 962 to 1806.." -[from the article "Holy Roman Empire", Microsoft Encarta]-
"In many ways, the Roman empire remains the ideal upon which Western civilization has shaped itself..." -[University of Kansas]-
Imperivm Romanorvm (History Notes)
The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (Free Plain Vanilla Electronic Text. Single Page - size = 1.5MB)
"..Scholars of Late Antiquity (the period roughly from A.D. 300-600) have long labored under the shadow of two monumental works: Edward Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1787) and..."
Why Rome Fell
Explore all the different aspects of the Romans. (with images)
"information for professional archaeologists and historians, for students of Roman archaeology and history, and for interested lay-people..."
"Although there are numerous examples of Roman shoes found in archaeological sites, and a wide variety of shoes found in Roman literature, it is difficult to say with any certainty which fashions are represented by what shoes..."
The Modus operandi of this site includes;
Who Were the Romans?
The City of Rome
The Roman Republic
The Roman Empire