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Life in the ancient world: Ancient Roman history

History databases for ancient Rome

African American Experience - American Government - American History - U.S. Geography - Worlds At War - World Geography - World Religions - World History: Ancient & Medieval - World History: Modern Era

ABC-Clio Social Studies Databases 

Britannica High School 
 World History in Context provides a range of magazine, newspaper, journal articles and book chapters from a variety of publications.

Ebooks from the Keefe Library (Mackin)

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Biographies of Roman emperors

General Roman history

Videos, websites, maps, etc...

Ebooks in Hoopla -- You'll need your BPL card and PIN

Ancient Rome (part of the Ancient Civilization series) Government, law, engineering, famous Romans.

Ancient Rome: From Romulus and Remus to the Visigoth Invasion‚Äč

Ancient Rome by by Susan E. Hamen.  History, development, daily life, culture, art, technology, warfare, social organization.

Dark History Of The Roman Emperors by Michael Kerrigan

Exploring The Life, Myth, And Art Of Ancient Rome by Tony Allen

The Fate Of Rome: Climate, disease and the end of an empire by Kyle Harper

The History Of  The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon. The complete classic work.