Pompeii

Pompeii

The History, Life and Art of the Buried City

Book - 2004
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Using the latest scientific research, this multi-disciplinary journey explores everything from painting styles to local history, botany and architecture. It investigates public life, religious life, the economy, and the private arena. A special section is devoted to the eruption of 79 AD, described based on the most recent discoveries, and another section takes a look at Oplontis, the most celebrated villa in the suburbs of Pompeii - and legendarily owned by Poppea Sabina, Nero's second wife. An updated bibliography and a chronological outline conclude this journey back in time. This book was done with the collaboration of the Archaeological Superintendency of Pompeii and the Superintendency for Archaeological Heritage of Naples and Caserta.
Publisher: Vercelli : White Star : [Distributed in the US by Rizzoli International Publications], c2004.
ISBN: 9788854400306
8854400300
Characteristics: 415 p. : col. ill., maps ; 37 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ranieri Panetta, Marisa

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