and Art in the coats of arms of the Popes
One more original website maintained by Roberto Piperno relevant to
to Rome viewed through Pope's vestments and arms.
Including a rich section relevant to engravings of Giuseppe
Ettore Roesler Franz
Official website of E.R.Franz, famous watercolour painter author of the 120 watercolours series known as Roma Sparita [Vanished Rome].
Vedute di Roma
Finnish website showing many Rome pictures, including old engravings, paints
and several photos taken by the author himself during his three journeys
In this extremely rich website, managed and developed at his own care and
with great passion by Alessandro Cremona, are included innumerable news
and information about Rome; among them those ones relevant to Districts
and Streets, Personalities and Families, a detailed Chronology of the city
history, Essays and cultural Events in Rome daily updated. The use of
Flash in pages developing makes agreeable to surf the website.
Isola Tiberina un museo all'aperto per tutti
"Progetto per l'accessibilità dell'Isola Tiberina" [Design
for the accessibility of Tiber Island] winner of the 10th edition
of the Training Course "Progettare per tutti" [Design for
everybody] A.A 2001/2002, by architects Valentina
Grand website on Roman antiquities, including a photographic notebook of
Roman and Etruscan cities and monuments, a website for introducing to
Latin inscriptions reading, the integral Latin texts of Storia Naturale
by Plinius the Elder, the Alexander Magnus Histories by Quinto Curzio,
the Saturnalia by Macrobio, de Die Natali by Censorino; the Aqueducts
by Frontino and the Architecture by Vitruvio in Latin,
English and French; the Strategemata by Frontino in Latin and
English; Pagan and Christian Rome by Rodolfo Lanciani (who wrote it
in English); the Christian Hülsen book on the Roman Forum (in Italian);
the famous books by Codrington on Roman roads in Britannia and Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria
by George Dennis; most part of the Geografia by Tolomeus including
maps and several Roman empire maps.
LacusCurtius is also the storage place of Roman Sites archives, an incredible
attempt to catalogue and index all the websites relevant to
An unusual trip across the underground of Rome.
The association Roma Sotterranea [Underground Rome], that organizes activities
of esploration, study and research collaborating with archaeologists and experts
in the field, bring us across the underground town.
Rome in the footsteps of a 1750 traveller
In this great website Roberto Piperno shows the visit of Rome, including
390 points of interest, through the 8 itineraries indicated in the
Giuseppe Vasi guide. The images from the 10 engravings books
published by Vasi himself between 1747 and 1761 are integrated with maps
and present pictures.
Stanford Digital Forma Urbis Romae Project
This site is dedicated to exploring the "Forma Urbis Romae", or Severan Marble Plan of Rome, a crucial resource for studying the ancient city of
Rome. It includes, for each of the 1,186 surviving fragments, digital colour photographs, 3D models, description and analysis.
Water of Rome
Grand project on Rome waters in all their aspects and in every age; the
project, at present in progress, is directed by Katherine Rinne who
consider waters the main interest of her life.
Website rich of references and of precious bibliography.