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This LibGuide will help you source useful books, encyclopedia, web-sites, images and videos on Ancient Rome.

Searching the library catalogue


Search the library catalogue Access-it for books on Ancient Rome.

Decide on your search terms.

You could try Ancient Rome, Rome - Civilisation, Rome - History or Rome - Social life and customs.

Or you could try more specific terms, for example, Colosseum or Roman Baths.

Most of the books about Ancient Rome are in the 937 section of the Non-fiction shelves.

Also check the general books on Ancient Civilisations at 930 using the contents pages and index to guide you to information about Rome.


Books not to be missed



Read this ebook titled Living in Ancient Rome by Norman Bancroft.             







How to write a bibliography

World Book Encyclopedia


Search Ancient Rome on World Book Online. See the Resource Centre staff for  login details.

Online Database



Search the World History in Context Database for some excellent information on Ancient Rome.

You will need a User Name and Password available from the Resource Centre.

Try these web-sites

Click on these web-sites for information on all aspects of Ancient Rome.

Roman Empire

History of the Roman Colosseum

Circus Maximus

A day in the life of a Roman soldier