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Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum 2ed


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Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum Second Edition has been revised and updated to provide even greater support for the core topic of the NSW HSC Ancient History syllabus.

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PDF Textbook chapters

  • Preliminary pages [PDF 1.2Mb]

  • Chapter 1 - The Physical Environment of Campania [PDF 2.7Mb]

  • Chapter 2 - A Brief Historical Overview: 8th Century BC-1st Century AD [PDF 1.8Mb]

  • Chapter 3 - Discovery, Looting and Treasure Hunting [PDF 1.3Mb]

  • Chapter 4 - A New Era of Excavation: 1860-1960 [PDF 4.6Mb]

  • Chapter 5 - The Eruption of Vesuvius [PDF 3.6Mb]

  • Chapter 6 - The Archaeological Record [PDF 3.4Mb]

  • Chapter 7 - The Cities, Their Population and Social Structure [PDF 5.2Mb]

  • Chapter 8 - Commercial and Political Life [PDF 2.9Mb]

  • Chapter 9 - Houses, Villas and Domestic Life [PDF 3.3Mb]

  • Chapter 10 - Relaxation, Entertainment and Sport [PDF 3.1Mb]

  • Chapter 11 - Religion and Death [PDF 3.0Mb]

  • Chapter 12 - The Infl uence of Greek and Hellenistic Cultures of the East [PDF 1.3Mb]

  • Chapter 13 - Changing Archaeological Methods and Interpretations [PDF 3.8Mb]

  • Chapter 14 - Destruction, Conservation and Ethical Issues [PDF 4.3Mb]

  • Glossary, Endnotes and Bibliography [PDF 0.1Mb]

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    Pamela Bradley