Pompeii The History, Life and Art of the Buried CityBy Marisa Ranieri Panetta
Preserved by the catastrophic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, many of Pompeii's temples, homes, public spaces, and artistic treasures remain intact, providing us with a remarkable inheritance of a long-gone era. This insightful volume--complete with photographs, three-dimensional reconstructions, drawings, and meticulously plotted maps and floor plans--is essential for anyone intending to visit the city. Now available in a new, smaller trim size, it presents a wealth of information on Pompeii's archaeological sites, cultural universe, and everyday life.