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History Research Guide: History of Ancient Rome

This guide will point students to print and online sources which are useful when researching historical topics.

Ancient Rome - web sites

There are numerous Internet resources on Ancient Rome and history which can supplement the other sources in this guide.  Most of the following include search functions by keyword.

Primary Sources

Use these resources to find out about primary sources, what they are, and where to find them.


Bartleby's - A selection of ebooks that includes primary source material.  In particular, check out the titles "World's Famous Orations," and "Harvard Classics," for some great examples.


Web-based information: