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The Fires Of Vesuvius

Author : Mary Beard
ISBN : 9780674045866
Genre : History
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Although Pompeii still does not give up its secrets quite as easily as it may seem, Mary Beard makes sense of the remains. From sex to politics, food to religion, slavery to literacy, she offers us the big picture of the inhabitants of the lost city.

What Was Pompeii

Author : Jim O'Connor
ISBN : 9780698167773
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years. In 1748, explorers rediscovered the port city with intact buildings and beautiful mosaics. This easy-to-read account is gripping and includes photos of the ruins.

The Prehistory Of Home

Author : Jerry D. Moore
ISBN : 9780520272217
Genre : Social Science
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""The Prehistory of Home" addresses a topic of widely shared interest, and provides easy-to-understand evidence and well-argued interpretations. Jerry Moore is deft with words, phrasing, and building arguments, shifting effortlessly between antiquity and today while keeping the themes of home and prehistory clear. Alongside the rigorous archaeological and scientific research, Moore's wit and personality shine throughout."--Wendy Ashmore, coauthor of "Household and Community in the Mesoamerican Past"

A Companion To The Flavian Age Of Imperial Rome

Author : Andrew Zissos
ISBN : 9781118878170
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Companion to the Flavian Age of Imperial Rome provides asystematic and comprehensive examination of the political,economic, social, and cultural nuances of the Flavian Age(69–96 CE). Includes contributions from over two dozen Classical Studiesscholars organized into six thematic sections Illustrates how economic, social, and cultural forcesinteracted to create a variety of social worlds within a compositeRoman empire Concludes with a series of appendices that provide detailedchronological and demographic information and an extensive glossaryof terms Examines the Flavian Age more broadly and inclusively than everbefore incorporating coverage of often neglected groups, such aswomen and non-Romans within the Empire

The Acts Of Paul

Author : Richard I. Pervo
ISBN : 9781630871468
Genre : Religion
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This is the most complete translation of the Acts of Paul in English, together with a detailed commentary. The orientation is primarily literary, with detailed attention to the history of composition and revision. Unlike many studies, this commentary does not focus upon the story of Thecla.


Author : Mary Beard
ISBN : 9781846684715
Genre : Pompeii (Extinct city)
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Atkinson S Casket

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The American Travellers Guides

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ISBN : UOM:39015004293794
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Lost City Of Pompeii

Author : Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
ISBN : PSU:000048719179
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the destruction of Pompeii by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. and how its rediscovery nearly 1700 years later provided information about life in the Roman Empire.

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