Project Sources

​This project, designed for a class, is now shown in its primary stages. There are many sources which were used and helped inspired this project or have simply been deemed useful when researching sexual spectacle in the Roman Empire. They are found immediately below with a special thanks to those who have worked hard and still allowed their work to be shared through public domain and creative commons.

Tranquillus, C. Seutonius. “De Vita Caesarum libri VIII.” bibliotheca Augustana.  http://www.hs-augsburg.de/~harsch/Chronologia/Lspost02/Suetonius/sue_vc04.html.

Seutonius. De Vita Caesarum - Caius Caligula. Edited by Dept. of History, Cal. State Fullerton Akenberg, J.S. Translated by J.C. Rolfe. Vol. 1. Harvard University Press, 1920. http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/suetonius-caligula.asp

Barrett, Anthony A. Caligula: The Corruption of Power. Taylor & Francis, 1993. http://lib.myilibrary.com?ID=32706.

"Caligula." UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography. 2003. Encyclopedia.com.  http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3437500151.html

Detail of Relief recovered from Vesuvian ash displayed in the 'Secret Room' of the Archaeological Museum in Naples Roman Marble 1st century BCE-1st century CE.Posted by mharrsch Mary Harrsch.This photo was taken on October 16, 2007 using a Fujifilm FinePix F30. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mharrsch/4443813050/in/set-72157602496450473/

Images Used

Laurence, Ray. Roman Passions: A History of Pleasure in Imperial Rome. London, GBR: Continuum International Publishing, 2010. http://site.ebrary.com/lib/ubc/docDetail.action?docID=10427441.

Amy E. Earhart, Amy E. "The Digital Edition and the Digital Humanities." Textual Cultures , Vol. 7, No. 1 (Spring 2012), pp. 18-28. http://www.jstor.org.ezproxy.library.ubc.ca/stable/10.2979/textcult.7.1.18. DOI: 10.2979/textcult.7.1.18

Guerlac, Suzanne. "Humanities 2.0: E-Learning in the Digital World." The Humanities and the Crisis of The Public University (Fall 2011) Vol. 116, No. 1, p. 102-127.

Information about Digital Humanities

Pomeroy, Sarah. “Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity.” ACLS Humanities E-Book, 1995. http://quod.lib.umich.edu.ezproxy.library.ubc.ca/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=acls;idno=heb01483.

Diaz, Lily. "Digital Archeology: Design Research and Education. Connecting Historical Narratives and Digital Environments." LeonardoVol. 31, No. 4 (1998), pp. 283-287.  http://www.jstor.org/stable/1576663.DOI: 10.2307/1576663

Erotic Roman fresco from Pompeii locked away in the 'Secret Room' of the Museo Archaeologico di Napoli 1st century BCE-1st century CE. Posted by mharrsch Mary Harrsch.This photo was taken on October 16, 2007 using a Fujifilm FinePix F30. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mharrsch/4443057583

Roman oil lamp. Photographed in exibition "100.000 Jahre Sex" in "Haus der Natur" Salzburg. Taken by Mattias Kabel. 2007. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Roman_oil_Lamp_with_erotic_motif_01.jpg/

Rieger, Wolfgang. Pompeii - Terme Suburbane - Apodyterium.jpg - Wikimedia Commons. Taken by Rieger, Wolfgang on March 15, 2009. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pompeii_-_Terme_Suburbane_-_Apodyterium.jpg.

Images Used


Suetonius Lives of the Twelve Caesars. Printed by Robert Estienne. 1540 A. D., France. Donald Jackson Collection of Original Leaves. This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. wikimedia commons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Suetonius_Lives_of_the_ Twelve_Caesars_1540.jpg

Teatro Victoria Eugenia. Donostia. Crítica de la obra 'Calígula', de Albert Camus, en http://foteropanico.blogspot.ca/2010/05/critica-de-la-obra-caligula.html. By El Humilde Fotero del Panico May 24, 2010 http://www.flickr.com/photos/foteropanico/4634993964/

Roman Spintria. Photographed in exibition "100.000 Jahre Sex" in "Haus der Natur" Salzburg. By MatthiasKabel. http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html via Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ASpintriae_003.jpg