Classical Archaeology, Digital Maps, and Virtualizations

  • Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites – Contains articles on thousands of archeological sites.
  • Fasti Online – A database of archaeological excavations since the year 2000.
  • PleiadesGeographic info on classical places pulled into Google Maps from the Barrington Atlas and other sources.
  • Digital Map of the Roman Empire – Created by Johan Åhlfeldt, a researcher at Sweden’s Lund University, who built it using sources including the Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World and the Pleides dataset.
  • ORBIS – The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World reconstructs the time cost and financial expense associated with a wide range of different types of travel in antiquity.
  • Nestor – Bibliography of Aegean Prehistory and Related Areas. Currently online coverage extends from 1957-2003.
  • Digital Roman Forum – UCLA’s digital model of the Roman Forum.
  • Aquae Urbis Romanis – Interactive maps (some in 3D) displaying the history of the relationships between hydrological and hydraulic systems and their impact on the urban development of Rome.