Posts Tagged ‘rome’

3D Rome Constructed From Flickr Pictures

Saturday, December 4th, 2010

Using millions of images from sites like Flickr and a single computer, researchers can create 3-D models of landmarks, like the Roman Coliseum, in less than 24 hours. Found at YouTube from JanUNC.

Roman Holiday

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

The 1953 classic, starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn is the story of a bored and sheltered princess who escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome. Found at YouTube from crazeclassics.

Empires: Order From Chaos

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Rome rises under Caesar Augustus’ compassion and violence. Found at Hulu.

When In Rome…A 36 Hour Tour

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

The New York Times Rome Bureau Chief, Rachel Donadio, spends a weekend exploring some of the avant-garde cultural and culinary attractions of the ancient capital. Found at YouTube from TheNewYorkTimes.

Autistic Artist Draws Rome From Memory

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Stephen Wiltshire is a British man who was diagnosed as autistic when he was a child. He’s also been noted for his exacting memory, which allows him to recreate [in drawings] vast scenes he sees only once. This video shows his 16-foot-panorama of Rome after taking one helicopter ride above the city. Found at YouTube from alnomad.

Ancient Rome Documentary

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

This is a five minute behind the scenes promo for a History Channel documentary about ancient Rome.

The Institute for Advanced Technologies in the Humanities at the University of Virginia announced Rome Reborn yesterday, their virtual reality model of Rome as it was during the height of the empire’s power. Their , but no actual model yet. They are in the process of determining how to best put the virtual world of ancient Rome online.