Roman Pompeii

Roman Pompeii
Publisher Routledge
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 172
ISBN 9781134768981
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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In this fully revised and updated edition of Roman Pompeii, Dr. Laurence looks at the latest archaeological and literary evidence relating to the city of Pompeii from the viewpoint of architect, geographer and social scientist. Enhancing our general understanding of the Roman world, this new edition includes new chapters that reveal how the young learnt the culture of the city and to investigate the role of property development and real estate in Pompeii’s growth. Showing how Pompeii has undergone considerable urban development, Dr. Laurence emphasizes the relationship between the fabric of the city and the society that produced it. Local activities are located in both time and space and Pompeii’s cultural identity is defined. This book is invaluable for students and scholars in the fields of archaeology and ancient history, as well as being rewarding reading for the many people who visit Pompeii.

Roman Pompeii
  • Author : Ray Laurence
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2006-05-23

In this fully revised and updated edition of Roman Pompeii, Dr. Laurence looks at the latest archaeological and literary evidence relating to the city of Pompeii from the viewpoint of architect, geographer and social scientist. Enhancing our general understanding of the Roman world, this new edition includes new chapters that

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Pompeii
  • Author : Robert Harris
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2010-09-14

A number one bestselling Roman thriller from the award-winning master of the literary and historical thriller genre: Robert Harris. A thrilling depiction of one of the most famous natural disasters in human history: the explosion of Mount Vesuvius. A sweltering week in late August. Where better to enjoy the last

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Daily Life in the Roman City
  • Author : Gregory S. Aldrete
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2004

Discusses daily life in ancient Rome, examining such topics as housing, clothing, food, childbearing, the economy, leisure times, and religion.

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Pompeii
  • Author : Mary Beard
  • Publisher : Profile Books(GB)
  • Release Date : 2010

WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE 2008'The world's most controversial classicist debunks our movie-style myths about the Roman town with meticulous scholarship and propulsive energy' Laura Silverman, Daily MailThe ruins of Pompeii, buried by an explosion of Vesuvius in 79 CE, offer the best evidence we have of everyday life in

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Roman Pompeii
  • Author : Ray Laurence
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-12-20

Including new chapters that reveal how the young learnt the culture of the city, this fully revised and updated edition of Roman Pompeii looks at the latest archaeological and literary evidence relating to the city of Pompeii from the viewpoint of architect, geographer and social scientist.

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Pompeii
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 1990-09-27

Describes the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii in 79 A.D. and the rediscovery and subsequent excavation of this buried city.

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Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii
  • Author : Kristina Milnor
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2014-01-30

In this volume, Milnor considers how the fragments of textual graffiti which survive on the walls of the Roman city of Pompeii reflect and refract the literary world from which they emerged. Focusing in particular on the writings which either refer to or quote canonical authors directly, Milnor uncovers the

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Secrets of Pompeii
  • Author : Emidio De Albentiis,Alfredo Foglia
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Release Date : 2009

The remains of the ancient city of Pompeii, frozen in time following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, have provided invaluable evidence of daily life, not only in Rome's provinces, but in its larger urban centers as well. This book provides a fascinating look at how ancient Romans

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Vacation Under the Volcano
  • Author : Mary Pope Osborne
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2010-06-15

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Who wants to vacation next to a volcano? Jack and Annie are about to find out when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the days of the Roman Empire.

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Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii
  • Author : Kristina Milnor
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01

Milnor considers how the fragments of textual graffiti which survive on the walls of the Roman city of Pompeii reflect and refract the literary world from which they emerged. Focusing in particular on the writings which either quote canonical authors directly, Milnor uncovers the influence of elite Latin literature as

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Pompeii
  • Author : Mary Beard
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release Date : 2010-07-09

WINNER OF THE WOLFSON HISTORY PRIZE 2008 'The world's most controversial classicist debunks our movie-style myths about the Roman town with meticulous scholarship and propulsive energy' Laura Silverman, Daily Mail The ruins of Pompeii, buried by an explosion of Vesuvius in 79 CE, offer the best evidence we have of everyday life

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Rome  Ostia  Pompeii  Movement and Space
  • Author : Ray Laurence,David J. Newsome
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-24

"Demonstrates how studies of the Roman city are shifting focus from static architecture to activities and motion within urban spaces. This volume provides detailed case studies from the three best-known cities from Roman Italy, revealing how movement contributes to our understanding of the ways different elements of society interacted in

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From Pompeii
  • Author : Ingrid D. Rowland
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-03-24

The calamity that proved lethal for Pompeii inhabitants preserved the city for centuries, leaving behind a snapshot of Roman daily life that has captured the imagination of generations, including Renoir, Freud, Hirohito, Mozart, Dickens, Twain, Rossellini, and Ingrid Bergman. Interwoven is the thread of Ingrid Rowland's own impressions of Pompeii.

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The Fires of Vesuvius
  • Author : Mary Beard
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-30

Although Pompeii still does not give up its secrets quite as easily as it may seem, Mary Beard makes sense of the remains. From sex to politics, food to religion, slavery to literacy, she offers us the big picture of the inhabitants of the lost city.

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Pompeii
  • Author : Paul Zanker,Professor of Ancient Art History Paul Zanker
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 1998

Paul Zanker, a noted authority on Roman art and architecture shows us the images that marked Pompeii's development from country town to Roman imperial city. At home or in public, at work or at ease, Pompeians and their world come alive in Zanker's masterly rendering.

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