Rome Reborn – An Amazing Digital Model of Ancient Rome

What did ancient Rome look like in A.D. 320? Rome Reborn is an international initiative to answer this question and create a 3D digital model of the Eternal City at a time when Rome’s population had reached its peak (about one million) and the first Christian churches were being built. The result is a truly stunning bird’s-eye and ground view of ancient Rome that makes you feel as if you were actually there. There are also some high-resolution images that lend themselves perfectly to being used as wallpaper for your computer. HT @amishare

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By profession, Matthias Rascher teaches English and History at a High School in northern Bavaria, Germany. In his free time he scours the web for good links and posts the best finds on Twitter.



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  1. T. says . . . | March 12, 2012 / 11:47 am

    Some old thoughts when stumbling across a small museum on Germany’s population in those (and earlier) times: http://ideafoundlings.blogspot.com/2010/05/local-tour.html

  2. Jonathan Puckridge says . . . | March 12, 2012 / 9:30 pm

    Does anyone know the composer/performers of the music used in this video? Beautiful.

  3. Dan Colman says . . . | March 12, 2012 / 10:57 pm

    My trusty Shazam app says Long Past Gone by Jami Sieber.

    Cheers,
    Dan

  4. Eric says . . . | November 1, 2013 / 6:28 pm

    Now if they could put the “then & now” slider on this (was that on Google Maps?)–slide the control right or left and it reveals the city as it is now or back to the recreation.

  5. Bart says . . . | November 10, 2013 / 12:55 pm

    The electric chair and the atomic bomb.

  6. Bart says . . . | November 10, 2013 / 12:56 pm

    My bad, wrong topic.

  7. Moisu00e9s u00c1nton Bittner says . . . | November 10, 2013 / 8:23 pm

    Wow!

  8. d says . . . | November 10, 2013 / 10:15 pm

    That’s very good for a historical overview, but the rendering and textures do feel a bit dated…

  9. Blip says . . . | November 11, 2013 / 3:31 pm

    I wish it had talking but other than that it was a very good videon

  10. Dennis_Moore says . . . | December 27, 2013 / 8:45 am

    Thanks for the use of the proper A.D. Vimeo uses 300 “C.E.”. Yuck.

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