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Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum

Grant, Michael

Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum

by Grant, Michael

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pompeii (Extinct city),
  • Herculaneum (Extinct city)
    • Subjects:
    • Pompeii (Extinct city),
    • Herculaneum (Extinct city)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementphotographs by Werner Forman.
      ContributionsForman, Werner, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG70.P7 G7 1971b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3-240 p.;
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4381343M
      ISBN 10029700332X
      LC Control Number78855635

      Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum by Michael Grant and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   "Cities of Vesuvius" benefits from this as much as from his expertise as a classical book is shorter than one might expect (barely pages from cover to cover), but it packs a lot of information about Roman life in 79 AD as explained within the context of the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius and the subsequent destruction Cited by: 9.

      Get this from a library! Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum. [Pamela Bradley] -- Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum has been written especially for the core topic of the new NSW HSC Ancient History syllabus. A National Geographic special In the Shadow of Vesuvius explored the sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum, interviewed archaeologists, and examined the events leading up to the eruption of Vesuvius. A documentary "on: Ercolano, Campania, Italy.

      Get this from a library! Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum. [Michael Grant] -- "At a tavern in the Via di Nola, gladiators abandoned their drinks and fled for their lives " The eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 quickly and completely buried all the materials of the. The history of Pompeii and Herculaneum --Vesuvius --The towns and their meeting places --Temples ; Gods and goddesses ; and Philosophers --Private houses in town and country --Paintings, mosaics and furniture --Farms and trades --Public life and sexual life.


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Vesuvius erupted on Aug 79 AD, destroying Pompeii and Herculaneum as well as seven other towns or villages. Pompeii and Herculaneum have been partially excavated/5(4). Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum [GRANT, Michael] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum has been written especially for the core topic of the new NSW HSC Ancient History syllabus/5.

: Cities of Vesuvius, Pompeii And Herculaneum (): Bradley, Pamela: BooksCited by: 3. Paperback reprint () of an older () book by the excellent classical history populariser Michael Grant.

Since there’s been odd years of further work on the sites of Pompeii and 4/5(1). Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum.

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1. The history of Pompeii and Herculaneum -- 2. Vesuvius -- 3. The towns and their meeting places -- 4. Temples ; gods and goddesses ; and philosophers -- 5.

Private houses in town and country -- 6. Paintings, mosaics and furniture -- 7. Farms and trades -- 8. Public life and sexual lifePages: The book details the social life, economy, politics, religion, architecture and entertainment of the time in these two ancient Italian cities, as well as the influence of Greece and Hellenistic culture.

Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum has been written especially for the core topic of the new NSW HSC Ancient History syllabus.

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. Cities of Vesuvius was a very well written text that explores in depth the destuction and excavations of the Pompeiian and Herculaneum lives of the AD79 eruption. It is an excellent HSC text book 5/5(1). Buy Cities of Vesuvius, Pompeii & Herculaneum by Michael Grant (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Pompeii and Herculaneum by Alison E. Cooley; M. Cooley The original edition of Pompeii: A Sourcebookwas a crucial resource for students of the site.

Now updated to include material from Herculaneum, the neighbouring town also buried in the eruption of Vesuvius, Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebookallows readers to form a richer and more diverse picture of urban life on Author: Rowena Byrne.

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 C.E. destroyed and largely buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum and other sites in southern Italy under ash and rock.

The rediscovery of these sites in the modern era is as fascinating as the cities themselves and provides a window onto the history of both art history and archaeology.Providing students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to investigate, reconstruct and conserve the past, Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum Third Edition has been revised and updated to provide even greater support for the core topic of the NSW Year 12 Ancient History syllabus.

Beginning with the eruption of Vesuvius and the devastation it caused, Cities of Vesuvius. Pompeii and Herculaneum by Alison E.

Cooley; M. G. L. Cooley The original edition of Pompeii: A Sourcebookwas a crucial resource for students of the site. Now updated to include material from Herculaneum, the neighbouring town also buried in the eruption of Vesuvius, Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebookallows readers to form a richer and more diverse picture of urban life on Author: Jessica Lonard.