Oval Callout:

“But, for my own part, it was Greek to me.”

Melissa High School

English II Project Resources

Shakespeare’s World






Places to Explore

Settings in Shakespeare

Shakespeare Online

Shakespeare’s Time: Elizabethan England

Elizabethan England and the World of Shakespeare


The Tiber River

The Field of Mars

The Island of Rhodes



The Roman Empire at its Height

The Roman Empire at its Height (2)


Philippi and more Philippi

Constantinople (now called Istanbul, Turkey)

Mediterranean Sea

Rhine River

Danube River

Alexandria, Egypt and more Alexandria

Antioch, Syria

Ephesus, Turkey

Pergamum, Turkey






Roman Pergamum

Google Earth Does Shakespeare

Look for the link “places quoted in Shakespeare’s plays”. Right click it and save the file to your desktop. Open Google Earth from Start, All Programs. Click file, open, then select the file you saved to the desktop. Zoom in and you will be able to fly over places from Shakespeare!

Creative Commons Image Search

Will help you find copyright-friendly images







The Perry-Castaneda Map Collection at the University of Texas

Google Maps

National Geographic

Lonely Planet

Historical Maps

World Atlas of Panoramic Images

Roman Empire at its Height

Historic Places




 Other Stuff


The Geography of Shakespeare Game

Julius Caesar from Shakespeare Online

EasyBib the easy way to cite your sources

Bardweb: The Shakespeare Resource center

Julius Caesar Sparks Notes To clarify and deepen your understanding of the text, not to replace your reading of the text! Pay special attention to the themes, motifs, and symbols section.