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SAP (Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompei) - official site giving comprehensive coverage of excavations at Pompeii, Herculaneum, Oplontis, Stabiae and Boscoreale.
Fasti at Pompeii
- Fasti Online by the International Association for Classical
Archaeology (AIAC) giving summary details of excavations throughout the
Vesuvius Observatory - The Vesuvius Observatory is responsible for monitoring the active volcanic
areas of Campania (Vesuvius, the Phlegrean Fields and Ischia).
Pompeian Households: An On-line Companion
- this site includes detailed documentary information on 30 Pompeian
houses and their contents, consisting of 865 rooms and more than 16,000
Interactive Map of Pompeii - interactive map of Pompeii
allowing map and 3D views of points of interest - under development by
Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompei. No need to use the link - it's
included here below.
Short Virtual Tour of Herculaneum - A 3D exploration of some of the main buildings in the town of Herculaneum. Again, there's no need to use the link - it's included here below. If you wish to view it, you will require to have Quicktime loaded on your computer.
Full Virtual Tour of Herculaneum - A full 3D exploration of Herculaneum provided by the Herculaneum Conservation Project. As with the Short Virtual Tour above, If you wish to view the site, you will require to have Quicktime loaded on your computer.
VRoma Project - a community of scholars,
both teachers and students, who create online resources for teaching about the Latin language and ancient Roman culture.
Philodemus Project - on unrolling, reading, and interpreting the Herculaneum papyri.
Restoring Ancient Stabiae - a cultural project supported by both the US and Italian Governments.
Roman Aqueducts - extensive site on Roman water supply.
The Romans - The site surveys the history, life, and culture of Rome from its foundation to the end of the Roman empire in the east.
The Apolline Project - Vol. 1. Studies on Vesuvius' North Slope and the Bay of Naples. You can read the book in full here.
Impact of the AD79 Explosive Eruption of Pompeii, II - Scientific paper on the causes of death of the inhabitants by Giuseppe Luongo. File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat.
Ostia - Harbour City of Ancient Rome - This website is dedicated to Ostia, the harbour city of ancient Rome.
Here you will find information for professional archaeologists and
historians, and for students of Roman archaeology and history.
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