Primary links


The Aeneid by Virgil
(Nubia's favourite book, translated into English)

Ancient History Sourcebook
(primary sources translated into English)

Ancient Texts about Ostia
(what ancient writers wrote about Ostia)

Animals in Latin Proverbs
(Bestiaria Latina)

Best Site about Ancient Ostia
(visit this site before you visit Ostia )

British Museum - Young Friends
(a great resource for kids in the UK)

CBBC TV series of The Roman Mysteries
(clips, info and games based on the great TV series)

Clothing in Roman Times
(excellent site about what Romans wore)

Dictionary of Greek & Roman Antiquities
(on one of the biggest Classical sites: Lacus Curtius)

('more wired than a Roman internet café)

Gladiators for Hire
(this re-enactment group called Britannia does great shows in the UK)

Greek Mythology I
(an excellent resource for Greek gods and goddesses)

Greek Mythology II
(more about the Greek myths)

(Greece's greatest hero!)

Latin Library
(primary sources in Latin for all you swots)

Legio II Augusta
(a Roman re-enactment group)

Minimus (primary Latin)
(learn Latin with 'the mouse that made Latin cool')

Nero's Golden House
(the setting for much of book 4 'The Assassins of Rome')

Ostia Antica
(the Ostia- lovers' site is back online!)

Pliny's Famous Letters
(his eyewitness account of the eruption of Vesuvius)

Pliny the Younger
(all his letters translated into English)

ROME - an overview
(A simple overview of Rome & her Empire)

The Romans
(a great BBC website for schools and students)

Roman Army
(a good site about the Roman army in Britain)

Roman Gladiators
('You wouldn't want to be a Roman Gladiator!')

Roman Mysteries TV series
(the official site of the CBBC adaptation of the books)

Roman Names
(how to make up accurate Roman names)

Steven Saylor's Roman Mysteries
(books by my favourite adult Roman Mystery writer)

Virtual Museum Ostia
(every item in Ostia's museum catalogued and photographed here)

(you'll find some great images at this virtual classics community)

Young Archaeologists' Club
(a club for 8-16 year olds interested in archaeology)