- Events at a specific location are marked on the map using coloured markers like this on. Hover, tap or click to see more information about the event at the location.
- When more than one event is happening in the same place, or you need to zoom in to see them they are grouped together like this. Tap or click to reveal the events that have been grouped together.
- Events that are moving something are indicated with lines. If we know the direction of travel then arrows will additionally be placed on the line.
- If an event took place over an area, then we'll show it as a translucent area. Hover, tap or click to see more information about the event.
- Global Empires are shown as coloured areas with stripes. Hover or tap for a tooltip with the information for the Empire.
The Roman Empire
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Welcome to oiko.world
Ever been frustrated by the traditional bounded study of history? Oiko.world is here to help you discover, compare, and discuss the histories of, and connections between, communities from across the ancient world.
You can explore the ancient civilisations in Oiko.world via a map and/or a timeline. Choose a tour below to see what Oiko.world can do. We welcome your feedback - thank you for your time. Enjoy exploring!
Dr Michael Scott