As many of you are already aware Google Earth already was an excellent resource for researchers, as a historian I have used GE on many occasions to get an understanding of the geography of an area of interest, or workout distances between sites. Google have added a fantastic new layer, Rome 3D. When you open this layer you can explore Rome of 320 AD in 3D, some buildings have high detail exteriors and some also have highly detailed interiors. This is a great project and really highlights how modern media and technology can contribute to our understanding of the past and new ways to communicate research to the wider community interested in the past.

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