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The Natural History of Pompeii
by Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski and Wilhelmina Feemster Jashemski and Frederick G. Meyer

Overview - Following the prototype established by Pliny the Elder in his Natural History, Jashemski and the volume's contributors reconstruct the environment of Pompeii, Herculaneum and the surrounding Campanian countryside, based on the evidence preserved by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Following the prototype established by Pliny the Elder in his Natural History, Jashemski and the volume's contributors reconstruct the environment of Pompeii, Herculaneum and the surrounding Campanian countryside, based on the evidence preserved by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79. The volume brings together the work of geologists, soil specialists, paleobotanists, botanists, paleontologists, biologists, chemists, dendrochronologists, ichthyologists, zoologists, ornithologists, mammalologists, herpetologists, entymologists, and archaeologists, providing a complete picture of the landscape, flora, and fauna of the ancient sites.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780521800549
  • ISBN-10: 0521800544
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: September 2002
  • Page Count: 528


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