Pompeii: History, Life & Afterlife
Roger Ling 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. The author concludes with an assessment of the conflicting demands of conservation and public access.
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Readable account of the history of Pompeii. The history of the city forms the larger part of the book and spans from the beginnings to A.D. 79, with details on the changes that might have resulted ... Read full review
Pompeii before the Romans
The Roman colony
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