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Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Grant, Michael

Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum.

by Grant, Michael

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pompeii (Extinct city),
  • Herculaneum (Extinct city)
    • Subjects:
    • Pompeii (Extinct city),
    • Herculaneum (Extinct city)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 229-230.

      StatementPhotos. by Werner Forman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG70.P7 G7 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination240 p.
      Number of Pages240
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4768761M
      LC Control Number78144805

      You've heard of Pompeii, the ancient Roman city destroyed when Mt. Vesuvius erupted in A.D. Less well known is the neighboring city of Herculaneum, also buried by the volcano. Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum by Bradley, Pamela and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Cities of Vesuvius, Pompeii and Herculaneum by Bradley, Pamela - AbeBooks.

      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. Editions for Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: 9.

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Of the many eruptions of Mount Vesuvius in Italy, the most famous is the eruption in 79 eruption is one of the deadliest in European history. 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 tons per second, ultimately releasingtimes the.

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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.

The Fires of Vesuvius lays out decades of specialist debate in clear, reader-friendly prose.”―Andrew Curry, Wilson Quarterly “In The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found Mary Beard cheerfully dismantles as many assumptions about what we are looking at in the city’s remains as she constructs hypotheses.

She shows conclusively that Cited by: Day 5 Oplontis & Herculaneum. Today, your Local Guide will host a further day of exploration. Villa Poppaea at Oplontis was so well preserved by the ash from Mount Vesuvius' eruption that the Roman art inside almost looks freshly painted.

Nearby, we'll head to Herculaneum. Paperback. Condition: New. Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum Brand new item sourced directly from publisher. Packed securely in tight packaging to ensure no damage.

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"Cities of Vesuvius" benefits from this as much as from his expertise as a classical book is shorter than one might expect (barely pages from cover to cover), but it packs a lot of information about Roman life in 79 AD as explained within the context of the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius and the subsequent destruction Cited by: 9.Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum by Michael Grant and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Cities of Vesuvius Pompeii and Herculaneum by Grant, Michael, Michael Grant.

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