Some Timelines:

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/history/worldciv/referenc/wrldtime.htm

http://campus.northpark.edu/history/WebChron/World/EmpireExpand.html

http://www.scaruffi.com/politics/neareast.html

http://www.flotte2.com/Ancient.htm


Roman Cities Links:

Stanford Digital Forma Urbis Romae Project, Marc Levoy, Project Director.
http://formaurbis.stanford.edu/index.html
Purpose: "dedicated to exploring the Forma Urbis Romae, or Severan Marble Plan of Rome. . . . carved between 203-211 CE and covered an entire wall inside the Templum Pacis in Rome. It depicted the groundplan of every architectural feature in the ancient city, from large public monuments to small shops, rooms, and even staircases."

Aquae Urbis Romae, University of Virginia, K. W. Rinne, Project Director.
http://www.iath.virginia.edu/waters/
An interactive cartographic history of the relationship between hydrological and hydraulic systems and their impact on the urban development of Rome, Italy from 753 BC to the present day.

Pompeii Forum Project, University of Virginia, John J. Dobbins, Project Director.
http://pompeii.virginia.edu/
Purpose: "to provide the first systematic documentation of the architecture and decoration of the forum, to interpret evidence as it pertains to Pompeii's urban history, and to make wider contributions to both the history of urbanism and contemporary problems of urban design."


Medieval Cities Links:

Bibliography on the Medieval City, University of Guelph, Gilbet A. Stelter.
http://www.uoguelph.ca/history/urban/citybibIV.html
A course bibliography on medieval cities by country, with other sections on other parts of urban history.

Frescoes of the Good and Bad Government, 1338-40, by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Web Gallery of Art.
http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/l/lorenzet/ambrogio/governme/

Historic Cities, Historic Cities Center of the Department of Geography, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/historic_cities.html

Maps, literature, documents, books and other relevant material concerning the past, present and future of historic cities and facilitates the location of similar content on the web.


Renaissance and Baroque Era Links:

Turgot Map of Paris, 1739, Kyoto University Library.
http://ddb.libnet.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/exhibit-e/f28/f28cont.html

Map of Rome, by Giambattista Nolli, 1748, U. California, Berkeley.
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/maps/nolli.html

John Rocque's Map of London,1746 , Genmaps.
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~genmaps/genfiles/COU_files/ENG/LON/Rocque/rocque_index.htm

Braun and Hogenberg,Civitates orbis terrarum,1572-1617., Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/mapmakers/braun_hogenberg.html

Dutch City Maps from Ioanne Blaeu's Toonneel der Steden , 1649-52, scanned by George M. Welling, University of Groningen.
http://grid.let.rug.nl/~welling/maps/blaeu.html


Boston Maps, Philadelphia Documentation

18th c. Boston Maps -- (scroll down to 3 Boston maps)
http://vlib.iue.it/history/USA/maps.html

1850s, Hamburg.de Historic Maps
http://fhh1.hamburg.de/maps/bilder/jpg/nordamerika/57_boston.jpg

Places in Time, Bryn Mawr College
http://www.brynmawr.edu/iconog/frdr.html


Chicago Downtown circa 1893

1893, Rand McNally's Bird's-Eye Views and Guide to Chicago.
http://tigger.uic.edu/depts/ahaa/imagebase/html/1893randm.html


last rev. 3 Apr. 05