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September 16, 2009
Experience ancient Rome in recreated virtual world

The Worldfocus signature story “Preserving Roman antiquities comes at a high cost” explores the difficulties of preserving Roman antiquities — and a new project, Rome Reborn, that allows web users to explore a digital model of ancient Rome.

See more of ancient Rome in 320 A.D. with the help of Google Earth.

View images from Rome Reborn:

Watch a video explaining the project’s background and goals and hear from Bernard Frischer of the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities:

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