An Audio Guide to Ancient Rome
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A free audio guide that helps you discover the history and context of Rome's ancient sites.

Go to for an interactive map of the locations covered and full transcripts of the episodes.

Each episode focuses on a specific historical site and guides you through a short tour with the goal of providing a concise but insightful summary of the history and context.

Hope you find this informative and useful. Enjoy your time in Rome!



I have endeavored to check all the information presented against the latest known interpretations of the archaeological evidence. Please feel free to provide feedback or corrections if you note something is wrong or has changed since the time of recording.


This podcast builds on the extensive notes, information and pictures recorded by Jeff Bondono (see Jeff kindly gave permission for me to use his site for reference materials. I encourage you to explore the comprehensive pictures he has created to record all the sites covered in this series (and many more). You will also see that Jeff's work (and therefore this podcast) builds on the prior notes and walking tours created by Walter Muzzy.