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View Resource Aquae Urbis Romae: The Waters of the City of Rome

Aquae Urbis Romae: The Waters of the City of Rome, a project directed by Katherin Wentworth Rinne, is a comprehensive cartographic study that chronicles the 2,800-year history of the urban and hydrological developments of Rome, with an emphasis on the relationship between water systems and public life. This extensive Website, which continues to grow, functions as an interactive archive of the...
View Resource Le Plan de Rome

During his life, Paul Bigot was a professor at the famed Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and he was also the winner of the Grand Prize of Rome. Among his many achievements was the construction of large plaster model of Rome during the rule of the emperor Constantine. Over the past several years, an interdisciplinary team of scholars has worked to create a virtual reconstruction...
View Resource Stanford Digital Forma Urbis Romae Project

The Forma Urbis Romae, also known as the Severan Marble Plan, is a giant marble map of ancient Rome measuring 60 feet wide by 45 feet high, dating to the reign of Septimius Severus (circa 200 AD). Unfortunately, the map has been broken into 1,186 fragmented pieces, and not all of the pieces still exist. Presently, engineers from the Department of Computer Science and archaeologists from the...