Welcome to the ORBIS API

Data from
ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman World

Everything begins with http://orbis.stanford.edu/api

What you can GET so far

permanent URI to a site page describing nearest neighbor road and river network connections


JSON responses for all sites, a single site and a route


returns {orbis_id, name, lat, lon, Pleiades ID if known, contributor, isPort (t/f), size rank(6-10)}

/route/{fromsite}/{tosite}/{month}/{priority}      use ORBIS IDs
/route_pl/{fromsite}/{tosite}/{month}/{priority}   use Pleiades IDs
{site_id} is an integer. Enter either an ORBIS or Pleiades ID.
{fromsite}, and {tosite} are integers. Use pairs of ORBIS site IDs or
  Pleiades place IDs as indicated above.
{month} is an integer from 1 to 12, like 6 for June
{priority} is either 1 or 2 (fastest or shortest, respectively)