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So when I got back I wanted to read more about it and bought the two most useful books on the subject — Mary Beard’s ‘Pompeii: the Life of a Roman Town’ and De Albentils’ Secrets of Pompeii — both excellent books in their own right and great reads.5/5(8). The ruins of Pompeii a series of eighteen photographic views, with an account of the destruction of the city, and a description of the most interesting remains. by Dyer, Thomas Henry. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0 Currently reading; 0 Have read. I recently read classicist Mary Beard's fascinating non-fiction book on Pompeii. This novel by Robert Harris is in many ways a nice complement to that, especially since it is narrated by a Roman engineer responsible for the aqueduct that supplied water to the coastal towns on the Bay of Naples, Pompeii among them/5. On the book’s introductory page, an epigram taken from a wall in Pompeii speaks to the multitude of graffiti in the ancient world: “I’m amazed, O wall, that you have not fallen in ruins, you.
Pompeii now seems more secure than it has since Octo 79 A.D. Mary Beard, the Cambridge University classicist and reigning authority on Roman history, contends that the wisest course might. Skip-the-line Pompeii ruins ticket. BOOK NOW FROM €19pp. Top of the page. Pompeii skip-the-line small group tour. The best of Pompeii tour • Max 15 per group • 3-hour tour in am or pm • Expert guide • Peek into ancient lives: a bakery, the old port, public baths • Stroll along the city walls for panoramic views of Naples and. The Ruins of Pompeii, an ancient Roman City in Southern Italy has piqued the interest of popular culture and the world’s travellers ever since it was rediscovered in the mid 18th century. The story of Pompeii's destruction is one that has been told over and over again through art, literature, film, etc. Today, the excavation of Pompeii has been going on for almost three centuries, and scholars and tourists remain just as fascinated by the city’s eerie ruins as they were in the 18th century.
Best Sellers Today's Deals Gift Ideas Electronics Customer Service Books New Releases Home Computers Gift Cards Coupons Sell All Books Children's Books School Books History Fiction Travel & Holiday Arts & Photography Mystery & Suspense Business & InvestingAuthor: Thomas Henry Dyer. Pompeii tickets. There are two ways to book Pompeii entrance tickets. 1. Buy tickets at Pompeii. Reach the Porta Marina Gate, which is the main entrance of Pompeii ruins and . Like an archaeological detective, he sifts through the ruins and artifacts to reconstruct one area of the town in minute detail. 9 and up. Bodies From the Ash: Life and Death in Ancient Pompeii By James M. Deem In ancient times, Pompeii was one of the largest cities in the Roman Empire. UPDATED March 3, - Visit the Pompeii Ruins and experience a truly unique snapshot of life in Roman times. Here's a complete guide to visiting Pompeii with suggested Pompeii Author: Lisa Hopp.