Secrets of Pompeii
Everyday Life in Ancient Rome
By (author) Emidio de Albentiis
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Secrets of Pompeii by Emidio de Albentiis
Book DescriptionThis title presents a lavishly illustrated and fascinating exploration of the art, architecture, and archaeology of one of the world's best preserved Roman cities. The remains of the ancient city of Pompeii, frozen in time following the tragic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79, have provided archaeologists and historians with invaluable evidence into the daily life of a city at the height of the Roman Empire. "Secrets of Pompeii" is a superbly illustrated volume that takes a fascinating look at how ancient Romans interacted in their public squares and marketplaces, how they worshipped, decorated their homes, and spent their leisure time - at the theatre, in the gyms, and in the baths and brothels. Featuring full-colour photographs of architectural remains and exquisite details from a range of ancient artworks, including wall paintings, sculpture, mosaics, and carved reliefs, this book offers an unparalleled glimpse into a lost world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780892369416
(279mm x 241mm x 23mm)
Imprint: J. Paul Getty Museum
Publisher: Getty Trust Publications
Publish Date: 27-Aug-2009
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Emidio de Albentiis
Emidio de Albentiis is a world renowned specialist in Pompeiian studies. He currently teaches art history at the University of Perugia.
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