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The world of Pompeii

Author: John Joseph Dobbins; Pedar William Foss
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge worlds.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Clipart/images/graphics   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Accompanying CD-ROM includes maps of the Bay of Naples, Pompeii, and Herculaneum in Bitmap, PDF, TIFF, and JPEG files, together with textual notes in PDF and Rich Text files.
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Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Joseph Dobbins; Pedar William Foss
ISBN: 9780415173247 0415173248 9780415475778 0415475775
OCLC Number: 74522705
Description: xxxv, 662 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM (color ; 4 3/4 in.).
Details: System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: WIndows PC or Macintosh; CD-ROM drive; color card; Adobe Acrobat for PDF file versions.
Contents: Part I : Beginnings. City and country : an introduction / Pietro Giovanni Guzzo --
History and historical sources / Jean-Paul Descœudres --
Rediscovery and resurrection / Pedar W. Foss --
The environmental and geomorphological context of the volcano / Haraldur Sigurdsson --
Recent work on early Pompeii / Paolo Carafa --
The first sanctuaries / Stefano De Caro --
The urban development of the pre-Roman city / Herman Geertman --
Building materials, construction techniques and chronologies / Jean-Pierre Adam --
Appendix : a note on Roman concrete (opus caementicium) and other wall construction / John J. Dobbins --
Part II : The community. Development of Pompeii's public landscape in the Roman period / Roger Ling --
Urban planning, roads, streets and neighborhoods / Carroll William Westfall --
The walls and gates / Cristina Chiaramonte --
The forum and its dependencies / John J. Dobbins --
Urban, suburban and rural religion in the Roman period / Alastair M. Small --
Entertainment at Pompeii / Christopher Parslow --
The city baths of Pompeii and Herculaneum / Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow --
The water system : supply and drainage / Gemma Jansen. Part III : Housing. Domestic spaces and activities / Penelope M. Allison --
The development of the Campanian house / Andrew Wallace-Hadrill --
Instrumentum domesticum : a case study / Joanne Berry --
Domestic decoration : painting and the "four styles" / Volker Michael Strocka --
Domestic decoration : mosaics and stucco / John R. Clarke --
Real and painted (imitation) marble at Pompeii / J. Clayton Fant --
Houses of Region I and II / Salvatore Ciro Nappo --
Select residences in Regions V and IX : early anonymous domestic architecture / Kees Peterse --
Intensification, heterogeneity and power in the development of insula VI. I / Rick Jones and Damian Robinson --
Rooms with a view : residences built on terraces along the edge of Pompeii (Regions VI, VII and VIII) / Rolf A. Tybout --
Residences in Herculaneum / Jens-Arne Dickmann --
Villas surrounding Pompeii and Herculaneum / Eric M. Moormann --
Part IV : Society and economy. Shops and industries / Felix Pirson --
Inns and taverns / John DeFelice --
Gardens / Wilhelmina Jashemski --
The loss of innocence : Pompeian economy and society between past and present / Willem M. Jongman --
Epigraphy and society / James Franklin --
Pompeian women / Frances Bernstein --
The lives of slaves / Michele George --
Pompeian men and women in portrait sculpture / Katherine E. Welch --
The tombs at Pompeii / Sarah Cormack --
Victims of the cataclysm / Estelle Lazer --
Mining the early published sources : problems and pitfalls / Anne Laidlaw --
Glossary.
Series Title: Routledge worlds.
Responsibility: edited by John J. Dobbins and Pedar W. Foss.
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A survey of Pompeii, this book studies not only Pompeii, but also the buried surrounding cities of Campania. It includes the understanding of the region, based on the findings of archaeological work.  Read more...

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