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Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum

Grant, Michael

Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum

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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

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: 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).

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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.

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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.

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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. 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.

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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.

Herculaneum lies on the opposite side of Mount Vesuvius to Pompeii, and although they shared the same fate when the volcano erupted, they were destroyed in different ways; Pompeii by a metre thick shower of falling rocks, Herculaneum by a lethal mph, °C pyroclastic surge of hot gas and ash.

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The biggest difference between Pompeii and Herculaneum is size: the ruins of Pompeii cover about 44 square hectaures, while Herculaneum covers just 4. Pompeii was an important city and trade center, while Herculaneum was a small resort town without the large public buildings (forum, amphitheater, theaters, gym) found in Pompeii.

However, Herculaneum is in a much better state of preservation. The devastating history of Pompeii is so bewitching that even today the name evokes an immediate emotional response. However, Pompeii wasn’t the only Ancient Roman town to be preserved by Mount Vesuvius’s eruption.

Halfway between Naples and Pompeii lies the smaller, wealthier town of Herculaneum, which followed a slightly different fate. In 79 AD, Herculaneum was a wealthier city than Pompeii and was a resort town for Rome’s elite rather than a commercial port city. As a result, the Herculaneum of today is a fantastic place to see incredible (and incredibly well-preserved) frescoes and opulent homes that give a peek into the living conditions of very wealthy Romans at the.

Mount Vesuvius, a stratovolcano in Italy, erupted in 79 AD in one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions in European history, which was witnessed and documented by Roman administrator and poet Pliny the Younger. Mount Vesuvius violently spewed forth a deadly cloud of super-heated tephra and gases to a height of 33 km (21 mi), ejecting molten rock, pulverized pumice and hot ash at million.Pompeii (/ p ɒ m ˈ p eɪ (i)/, Latin: [pɔmˈpeːjjiː]) was an ancient city located in what is now the comune of Pompei near Naples in the Campania region of i, along with Herculaneum and many villas in the surrounding area (e.g.

at Boscoreale, Stabiae), was buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD   Mount Vesuvius erupted in the year AD 79, burying the cities of Pompeii, Oplontis, and Stabiae under ashes and rock fragments, and the city of Herculaneum under a mudflow.