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Discover Ancient Rome in Google Earth

"See Rome as it looked in 320 AD and fly down to see famous buildings and monuments in 3D. Select the 'Ancient Rome 3D' layer under Gallery in Google Earth."


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This is a really interesting way to visualise what Ancient Rome looked like thousands of years ago and to learn about some of Rome's most historical landmarks in relation to the Roman Empire. 

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Giuseppe Corsaro's curator insight, August 13, 2013 8:32 AM

Guardare l'antica Roma così come appariva nel 320 d.C. e volare giù per vedere edifici famosi in 3D. Seleziona 'Ancient Rome 3D'  nella Gallery di Google Earth.

Neville R Langit's curator insight, January 13, 2014 9:56 PM

got to love google earth

Keith Mielke's curator insight, January 17, 2014 4:10 PM

It's astounding how modern technology can really take us back to ancient times to see how others not only lived but prospered.

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Spanish researchers find the exact spot where Julius Caesar was stabbed

Spanish researchers find the exact spot where Julius Caesar was stabbed | Ancient Rome in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Several ancient Roman texts describe the assassination of Julius Caesar in Rome, at the Curia of Pompey in 44 BC, which was the result of a plot among a group of senators to eliminate the General.
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Discover Ancient Rome in Google Earth

"See Rome as it looked in 320 AD and fly down to see famous buildings and monuments in 3D. Select the 'Ancient Rome 3D' layer under Gallery in Google Earth."


Via Seth Dixon
Reneé Windle's insight:

This is a really interesting way to visualise what Ancient Rome looked like thousands of years ago and to learn about some of Rome's most historical landmarks in relation to the Roman Empire. 

more...
Giuseppe Corsaro's curator insight, August 13, 2013 8:32 AM

Guardare l'antica Roma così come appariva nel 320 d.C. e volare giù per vedere edifici famosi in 3D. Seleziona 'Ancient Rome 3D'  nella Gallery di Google Earth.

Neville R Langit's curator insight, January 13, 2014 9:56 PM

got to love google earth

Keith Mielke's curator insight, January 17, 2014 4:10 PM

It's astounding how modern technology can really take us back to ancient times to see how others not only lived but prospered.

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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar | Ancient Rome in the Classroom | Scoop.it
Julius Caesar, one of Ancient Rome's most famous individuals, was born in 100 BC - or near to that year.
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What were the major factors towards Caesar's rise to power?

Throughout his reign, how did his popularity change?

When did his downfall start and what contributed to this?

Why was Caesar murdered? (Hint: there are multiple reasons!)

 

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