Ernesto De Carolis, Giovanni Patricelli
Vesuvius, A.D. 79
The Destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum
2003, 128 pp., 111 ill. col.
17 x 24 cm
Vecchio ISBN 978-88-8265-199-2
Introduction; Somma-Vesuvius: The Campanian Plain; Volcanic Activity; Chronology of the Eruptions of Vesuvius; Backdrop for the eruption: Literary, Iconographic and Volcanological Sources Related to the Somma-Vesuvius in the First Century A.D.; The Sarno River; The Coastline in the First Century A.D.; The Hill of Pompeii; The Promontory of Herculaneum; The Stabian Site; Urbanization of the Territory; Foreshadowing events between 62 and A.d. 79: Preface; The Earthquake of A.d. 62; Seismic Activity between A.D. 62 and 79; The Eruption: Preface; An account of the Eruption in Pliny's Two Letters; The Effects of the Eruption in Pompeii and Stabiae; The Effects of the Eruption in Herculaneum; The Final Phase of the Eruption; The discovery of human bodies: The Discovery of Human Bodies in Pompeii; Pompeian stories and legends: The Sentry of the Herculaneum Gate; The Lady of the Jewels; Pompeian Dogs; The Priests of the Temple of Isis; The Matron of the House of the Faun; The Victims of the House of Menander; Groups in Flight; Arria Marcella; The Group of the Nucerian Gate; Principal Eruptions of Vesuvius from 25000 years ago until 1631; Principal Eruptions of Vesuvius from 1631-1944; Glossary of Volcanology; Selected Bibliography.
Letti, tavoli, sedie e armadi. Contributo alla tipologia dei mobili della prima età imperiale
La distruzione di Pompei ed Ercolano.
Arredi e oggetti di antiche dimore vesuviane.