The cataclysm that destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum in AD 79 continues to fascinate nearly two thousand years later. Darley’s meditation on a powerful natural wonder touches on pagan beliefs, vulcanology, and travel writing, as it sifts through the ashes of Vesuvius to expose changes in our understanding of cultural and natural environments.
|Publisher:||Harvard University Press|
|Series:||Wonders of the world|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||2 MB|
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