Book , Print in English

Pompeii : history, life & afterlife

Roger Ling.
  • Stroud, Gloucestershire : Tempus, 2005.
  • 188 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Subjects
Genre
  • History.
Summary
  • This book describes the day-to-day life of Pompeii's inhabitants on the eve of the fatal eruption in AD 79, as well as the eruption itself and its aftermath. The city was rediscovered in the late 16th century, and since then archaeologists have discovered more and more of the city's past. Contains an assessment of the conflicting demands of conservation and public access.
Contents
  • Pompeii before the Romans
  • The Roman colony
  • The early empire
  • The last years
  • Life in the city
  • Pompeii after the eruption.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-183) and index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 0752414593
  • 9780752414591
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2005482144
  • OCLC: 62224223
  • OCLC: 62224223