An introduction to the life, society and culture of the ancient Greeks.
Although there is increasing specialisation in the subject area, leading scholars are brought together here to provide a comprehensive overview that has not been available since Mau and Kelsey's Pompeii: The picture of the settlements under Vesuvius is being revised by the on-going archaeological work and this volume details life as lived by the elite to the lower classes, using the results of the latest discoveries.
The volume is highly illustrated and including a large number of site maps, this volume provides the most comprehensive survey of the region available. Accompanied by a CD with the most detailed map of Pompeii so far, this book is instrumental in studying the city in the ancient world and is an excellent source book for students of this fascinating and tragic geographic region.
History and historical sources Jean-Paul Descoeudres Chapter 3: Rediscovery and resurrection Pedar W. The environmental and geomorphological context of the volcano Haraldur Sigurdson Chapter 5: Recent work on early Pompeii Paolo Carafa Chapter 6: The first sanctuaries Stefano De Caro Chapter 7: The urban development of the pre-Roman city Herman Geertman Chapter 8: Urban planning, roads, streets and neighbourhood Carroll William Westfall Chapter The walls and gates Cristina Chiarmonte Chapter The forum and its dependencies John J.
Urban, suburban and rural religion in the Roman period Alastair M. Entertainment at Pompeii Christopher Parslow Chapter Domestic spaces and activities Penelope M. Real and painted imitation marble at Pompeii J.
Clayton Fant Chapter Select residences in Regions V and IX: Intensification, heterogeneity and power in the development of insula VI. Rooms with a view: Villas surrounding Pompeii and Herculaneum Eric M. Shops and industries Felix Pirson Chapter Inns and taverns John DeFelice Chapter Accompanied by a CD with the most detailed map of Pompeii so far, this book is instrumental in studying the city in the ancient world and is an excellent source book for students of this fascinating and tragic geographic region.
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The History of Art major can serve either as a general program in the humanities or as the groundwork for more specialized training. Illustrated throughout with maps, plans, diagrams and other images, Pompeii: An Archaeological Guide offers a general introduction to the doomed city followed by an authoritative summary and survey of the buildings, artefacts and paintings themselves.
Pompeii is one of the World’s great archaeology attractions. And more of it is being uncovered every day. Here is our brief guide to the latest research and discoveries. Introduction Until recently, Pompeian archaeologists spent most of their time clearing volcanic debris to expose extensive areas of the city or trying to classify the architecture, [ ].
Sculpture of ancient Rome: The shock of the old The Romans loved art full of violence and sex. But where modern viewers see smut and gore, ancient eyes may have seen something different, writes.