Pompeii: The History, Life and Art of the Buried City
Author: Marisa Ranieri Panetta
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This large-scale, lavishly photographed work on Pompeii is an exquisite coffee-table work or addition to any history-buff's library. Written in collaboration with the Archaeological Superintenedency of Pompeii and the Superintendency for Archaeological Heritage of Naples and Caserta, this book is an account of what Pompeii represents in archaeological terms and what was life in Pompeii was like. Discover the painting styles, history, science, religious life, public life, economy, and other aspects of life cut short by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD. Maps, historical drawing, plan maps of the city, photographs of ruins and artifacts and sculpture, frescos and artwork are accompanied by informative text on the particular photographs as well as historical notes. 415 indexed pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Approximately 9.25' x 13'.
Homeschoolers please note: this work contains nudity in art and sculpture.
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