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Tourist Information - includes opening times, prices, etc. Not sure how long your money will last? Check out our currency converter for up-to-the-minute exchange rates.

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 Pompeii area.

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 artifacts.

Interactive Map of Pompeii - interactive map of Pompeii allowing map and 3D views of points of interest - under development by Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompei.

Pompeii in Pictures - a comprehensive photographic record of Pompeii. Well worth a visit. - an online resource of all things Pompeian.

MainStreetGIS - a GIS of Pompeii with links to Pompeii in Pictures.

Blogging Pompeii - a blog for all those who work on Pompeii and the other archaeological sites of the Bay of Naples.

Swedish Pompeii Project - a study of Insula V, 1, instigated by the Swedish Institute in Rome.

World of Pompeii - a series of links too numerous to mention covering historical sources, rediscovery and research.

The Friends of Herculaneum Society - society for the promotion of research into, and preservation of, the artifacts and buildings of Herculaneum.

Short Virtual Tour of Herculaneum - A 3D exploration of some of the main buildings in the town of Herculaneum.

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.

Tabula Peutingeriana - University of Applied Science, Augsburg, Germany. This site is included here, along with a brief explanation, as Appendix III - Peutinger Map.

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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