Gardens of Pompeii

Gardens of Pompeii

by Annamaria Ciarallo
     
 

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A study of Pompeiian frescoes reveals that the Vesuvian landscape of 79 AD included a vast and beautiful variety of fauna and flora. This lavishly illustrated volume combines botanical images depicted in Pompeiian art with present-day photographs of gardens in the region to give a complete understanding of the fruits, vegetables, pollens, seeds, and other plants…  See more details below

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A study of Pompeiian frescoes reveals that the Vesuvian landscape of 79 AD included a vast and beautiful variety of fauna and flora. This lavishly illustrated volume combines botanical images depicted in Pompeiian art with present-day photographs of gardens in the region to give a complete understanding of the fruits, vegetables, pollens, seeds, and other plants of Pompeii. An appendix of botanical Latin names helps readers identify the plants featured in this handsome, informative book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788882651565
Publisher:
L'Erma di Bretschneider
Publication date:
12/31/2000
Series:
Pompeii - Thematic Guides Series, #1
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.50(d)

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