Help for SPQR fans
Over V years have passed since I
discovered S.P.Q.R. on the Internet, hosted at Time-Warner
Pathfinder. A community of dedicated afficianados assisted
each other with the knottiest puzzles, and that archive
of hints and tips was lost for a great while, until one of the
original patrones conscripti deciphered the code and restored
the history. Now that all hints are back in their glory, I am
retiring the chapter hints I long held here in trust, and join
my fellow original fans in saying, "gratias tibi ago" to Festus
Didius for this service to Rome.
Listed also in Rome, but deserving of special mention
for those SPQR CD-ROM owners. This comprehensive site is a
complete walkthrough with gentle hints all the way up to a
shove in the right direction, so be warned about spoilarius before you give the treat of figuring out a puzzle yourself. Multas gratias to Venusta Cornelius for this excellent site.(N.B.
site no longer active; if I find she has posted it elsewhere,
the link will
Bookmark and consult this
award-winning encyclopaedia on the history and culture of
ancient Rome. Work of several years, this is an outstanding
resource, beautifully designed and illustrated, with excellent
A truly outstanding first Web site by
my old amica, Heraklia, this comprehensive Web site takes the
reader from youth to consulate, through battles and civil
reforms. Of particular interest as well are Caesar's
contemporaries: Pompey, Cicero, Brutus, Antony, Cato, et al.
A compendium of the many excellent articles Cornellia wrote for AncientSites and the AncientVine. People and places from five ancient cultures around the Mediterranean, this is indeed a delightful bunch.
FeAudrey Pinguinus, first matrona of Rome, has maintained this definitive site for links to Roman Resources and SPQR spoilers for a number of years.
The SPQR Companion offers links to pages on daily life,
calendars, Roman names, and almost always has FeAudrey's own holiday write-ups.