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Pompeii: A Sourcebook

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This book presents translations of a wide selection of written records which survived the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79, giving a vivid impression of what life was like in the town.

From the labels on wine jars to scribbled insults, and from advertisements for gladiatorial contests to love poetry, the individual chapters explore the early history of Pompeii, its destr
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 18th 2004 by Routledge (first published April 1st 2004)
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