Curtius: Into the Roman World. Includes a Roman Gazeteer, list of
1700 RomanSites, texts, atlas, Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman
Antiquities, and selections from Platner's Topography of Ancient
Riley Collection of Roman
Portraits features portraits of emperors and senators, as well as
men, women and children during the height of the Roman empire: images,
descriptions, family trees, additional links and more (Cedar Rapids
Museum of Art).
The Rome Project.
A vast collection of resources about the Roman world, including archaeology,
literature, military, politics, philosophy, religion, theater, and maps
to Empire, essays and images on the Roman house, leisure and entertainment,
gladiatorial games, the Roman army, and more (VRoma).
Cottidiana covers a wide range of topics on Roman daily life, such
as the Roman family, the Roman house, art and architecture, money and
the economy, entertainment, school, marriage, and the military, writing
and literature (Austin College).
VRoma MOO. Travel through
virtual Rome on-line! Log-on as guest, leave password blank, and click
Connect. Works best with Internet Explorer.
Essentials of Language Teaching (NCLRC), an excellent review of
Language Teaching Principles (e.g., what languge teaching is, planning
a lesson, motivating learners) and Language Teaching Practice (e.g.,
teaching grammar, teaching reading, teaching culture).
and other downloadable materials for the classroom, designed by Ginny
includes online discussions, teaching guides, lesson plan ideas and
projects, links to websites, reviews of textbooks, and other material
of interest to Latin teachers.
Easton Language Education's Latin
On-line, with links on grammar, pronunciation, readings, culture,
and lots more.
Language at About.com features new topics every day, plus links
to abbreviations, dictionaries, maps, clip art, teaching Latin, and
Latin Readers features Anecdotes from antiquity, Fables of Aesop,
stories about early Roman history, and a selection from the Gospel of
Mark (Claude Pavur).
Songbook. Alphabetically organized compilation of familiar songs,
translated into Latin. Includes "Ring Around the Rosie," "Adeste
Fideles," "Bah, Bah, Black Sheep," "Itsy-Bitsy Spider,"
"If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands," and more!
Ritchie's Fabulae Facilescontains the stories of four mythological heroes: Perseus, Hercules, Jason and the Argonauts, and Ulysses. The stories are written in order of increasing difficulty, so they make an excellent reader for students reviewing Latin.
Laura Gibbs has put 80 of Aesop's Fables online in Latin at Latin Via Fables. The site includes grammar help and links to the original 17th century text of Francis Barlow. A great way to offer extra reading for intermediate students
Silver Muse Project
(University of Texas) is a hypertext system of reading guides, commentaries,
essays, and notes for Roman imperial poetry (Ovid, Lucan, Valerius Flaccus,
Statius, and Silius Italicus)
Old Pompeii, a lesson plan that takes students to Pompeii to experience
everyday life in the Roman world (recommended by EdSitement)
Online. Journey to explore Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman,
and sub-Saharan African cultures through art, puzzles, games, and
worksheets (a collaboration of the Michael C. Carlos Museum, Memorial
Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, and the Dallas Museum
of Art) (elementary and middle school).
Time Line, an activity designed to help students (Grades 6-12) become
familiar with major events and developments from multiple perspectives
(e.g., based on class and ethnicity), part of a World
Civilization Course at Killeen Harker Heights Connections.
The ancient Olympics has collected information about the history, origins, and events of the ancient Olympics(CTCWeb)
The Ancient Olympic Games Virtual Museum (Dartmouth) includes information about the site, history, contests, victors, anecdotes about the ancient Olympics, a slide show, and other images. Must register to use the site, but registration is free.
Ancient Olympics Guide features articles from Archaeology Magazine about winning at Olympia, games for girls, stadia and starting gates, and myths about the Olympic games
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