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Herculaneum Extinct City Books

Books con argomento Herculaneum Extinct City

Vesuvius A.D. 79

Vesuvius A.D. 79

De Carolis Ernesto  Patricelli Giovanni 
edizioni J Paul Getty Museum Pubns collana J Paul Getty Museum Pubns (Hardcover) , 2003

In A.D. 79, Mount Vesuvius exploded in a hail of volcanic rock, sending clouds of fine ash and deadly gases over surrounding towns and farms and burying every trace of life. Two thousand people in nearby Pompeii and Herculaneum died within hours. The authors present an account of the seismic and volcanic activity leading...

€ 38,86
Inside Roman Libraries

Inside Roman Libraries

Houston George W. 
edizioni Univ of North Carolina Pr collana Univ of North Carolina Pr (Hardcover) , 2014

Libraries of the ancient world have long held a place in the public imagination. Even in antiquity, the library at Alexandria was nearly legendary. Until now there has been relatively little research to discover what was inside these libraries, how the collections came into being and evolved, and who selected and maintained...

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€ 56,10
The Library of the Villa Dei Papiri at Herculaneum

The Library of the Villa Dei Papiri at Herculaneum

Sider David 
edizioni J Paul Getty Museum Pubns collana J Paul Getty Museum Pubns (Paperback) , 2005

The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii in A.D. 79 also buried nearby Herculaneum. Over time the location of the small town was forgotten. Shortly after its rediscovery in the 1730s, excavations--more likely treasure hunts--were organized that unearthed ancient sculptures that had survived the disaster....

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€ 42,50