Everyday Life in Ancient Rome, by Lionel Casson (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999)

Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found, by Mary Beard (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008)

Greek and Roman Medicine, by Ian Dawson (Enchanted Lion Books, 2005)

Handbook to Life in Ancient Rome, by Lesley Adkins, Roy A. Adkins (Infobase Publishing, 2004)

Medicine and Healthcare in Roman Britain, by Nicholas Summerton (Osprey Publishing, 2008)

Medicine and the Making of Roman Women, by Rebecca Flemming (Oxford University Press, 2000)

Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine, by James S. Elliott (Creatikron Company, 1978)

Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times, by John Stewart Milne (Clarendon, 1907)

What Life Was Like When Rome Ruled the World: The Roman Empire 100 BC-AD 200, by Time-Life Books (1997)

Web Materials

Archaeology Magazine’s Interactive Pompeii Dig

Public Broadcasting System’s Biblical Archaeology: Pompeii

Public Broadcasting System’s Secrets of the Dead: Herculaneum

Thomas Jefferson University’s Under the Volcano: TJU’s Ancient Surgical Instruments from Pompeii and Herculaneum

University of Saskatchewan’s Museum of Antiquities: Surgical Instruments

University of Virginia-Claude Moore Health Sciences Library Historical Collections: Surgical Instruments from Ancient Rome