Internet Resources
  Unit 1: Links to the Ancient World
OSSHE Historical & Cultural Atlas Resource: European Collection
This University of Oregon site provides hundreds of maps and images relating to ancient and early medieval history. You can explore Roman urbanization (including road-building), learn about waves of invaders, and more.
http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~atlas/europe/

De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors
Learn about all of the Roman Emperors through the biographical sketches at this site. Hyperlinked text, maps, and images together weave the history of the Roman Empire.
http://www.roman-emperors.org

Middle School Archaeology Web Unit
This site offers a good overview of what archaeologists do and why archaeology is important.
http://www.usd.edu/anth/midarch/midarch.htm

Roman Scotland: Outpost of an Empire
This site from the Hunterian Museum at the University of Glasgow tells the story of the Romans in Scotland during the first and second centuries AD.
http://www.hunterian.gla.ac.uk/museum/romans/romans.html

The Glory of Byzantium
Explore Byzantine art and learn about the history of the Byzantine Empire at this site from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/Byzantium/byzhome.html

 


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