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The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found

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Pompeii is the most famous archaeological site in the world, visited by more than two million people each year. Yet it is also one of the most puzzling, with an intriguing and sometimes violent history, from the sixth century BCE to the present day. Destroyed by Vesuvius in 79 CE, the ruins of Pompeii offer the best evidence we have of life in the Roman Empire. But the eruptions are only part of the story. In The Fires of Vesuvius, acclaimed historian Mary Beard makes sense of the remains. She explores what kind of town it ...

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0674029763

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9780674029767

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The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found
2010, Belknap Press, Cambridge

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2008, Belknap Press, Cambridge

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