Year 7 History - Ancient Rome
Banner image: Hobster, G (photograph) Herculaneum retrieved from pixabay
Books and E Books
Ancient Rome by
This is an E-Book. Click on the title to get to the digital library. Sign in and search for 'Ancient Rome' to borrow.
This book examines the many advances in governance, law, and engineering attributed to the Roman Empire.
Tools of the Ancient Romans by
This is an E-book. Click on the title to take you to the digital library. Sign in and search for Ancient Rome to borrow. Contains craft activities that could assist you in making your artefact.
The Romans by
This has lots of information on what particular artefacts tell us about life in ancient Rome.
Clicking on the title will take you to the catalogue link.
BBC A History of the World
Have the ability to do a refined search by Topics, time periods, ( from 700 BCE - 476 CE ) location (Europe), culture (Ancient Rome) and themes.
The British Museum
Part of the Teaching History with 100 Objects.
Roman Board Games.
Be aware that this is a commercial site to sell items, so there is a need to verify content.
30 minutes in length and narrated by archaeologist Arizona Smith. who takes us on a journey through Pompeii.
This video is from the series Ancient Civilizations for Children: Ancient Rome.
This video can be watched directly from YouTube
5 minutes. In this video Crossrail's lead archaeologist Jay Carver gives an overview of the intriguing finds unearthed so far, as the Liverpool Street excavation reaches the levels of Roman London.
ABC Splash has a series of short videos showing aspects of life in Ancient Rome. These could be helpful for explaining who used your artefact and how.
Life in Roman Times: Rich and Poor
This website gives a brief overview of daily life for the wealthy and the poor citizens of Rome. It has links to other social groups. Compiled by Public Broadcasting Services
Roman Army: Armour and weapons
This site gives images of the armour and weapons that would have been worn in Roman times. It also gives brief detail on who was allowed to be in the army. Compiled by the British Broadcasting Corporation
Ancient Roman Everyday Artefacts for Sale
Interesting site with supposedly authentic artefacts for sale. Includes date of manufacture and material used.
BBC A History of the World
You can search under a topic : Ancient Rome or a specific time period and then objects from that time.
Virtual Reality (360 Videos)
House of the Vine
Walk through this reconstruction of the House of the Vine, produced by the Museum of Victoria. This could give you an idea of where your artefact might be used.
House of Caecilius Iucundus in Pompeii
Walk through this reconstruction of the house of Caecilius Iucundus. Video created by Lund University
House of Menander
Put together by VR World 360, this takes you on a walk through of the House of Menander in its current state.