Suggested Websites

Vatican Museum
Official Rome Tourism Site

Recommended Reading

Rome: The Biography of a City by Christopher Hibbert
- A scholarly history

A Traveler in Rome by H. V. Morton
- Excellent travel writing

Rick Steves Rome
- Concise and complete city guide book

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Rome by Reid Bramblett
- Pocket size guide to the ten best of everything in Rome

The Agony and the Ecstasy by Irving Stone
- A biographical novel of Michelangelo

Basilica by R. A. Scotti
- The splendor and the scandal: building St. Peter's