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Best Books about Pompeii

 

  About the plaster casts

how and why they were created

 

Historical info about Pompeii

Where to see them

 

Younger Pliny's letters about the eruption

Seneca's description of the AD 62 earthquake

Gautier's Arria Marcella, a short story about the ruins of Pompeii

An early account of making plaster casts

Charles Dickens describes Pompeii

William Dean Howells describes Pompeii

Mark Twain describes Pompeii

British officer’s account of WW2 bombing of Pompeii

 

 

in the Pompeii Antiquarium

in the garden of the fugitives

in the Stabian thermal baths

in the horrea and olitorium

in the macellum

in the Villa of the Mysteries

in the Caupona Pherusa

in the House of the Four Styles

in the secret exhibit of Region I

near the Porta Nocera

in the Boscoreale Antiquarium

 

More Information about Pompeii

Visiting Pompeii and Vicinity

 

books about Pompeii

touring Pompeii exhibitions

websites about Pompeii

 

 

visiting Pompeii 

visiting Herculaneum

visiting Mt. Vesuvius

 

 

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