The Roman World

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The Roman World


Hummler, Madeleine, Antiquity


ALWYN SCARTH. Vesuvius: a biography, x+342 pages, 101 illustrations. 2009. Harpenden: Terra; 978-1-903544-25-9 hardback 24.95 [pounds sterling]

EMIDIO DE ALBENTIIS, photographs by ALFREDO & PIA FOGLIA. Secrets of Pompeii: everyday life in ancient Rome. 200 pages, 170 colour illustrations. Los Angeles (CA): J. Paul Getty Museum; 978-0-89236-941-6 hardback $44.95 & 25 [pounds sterling].

UMBERTO PAPPALARDO. The splendor of Roman wall painting. 240 pages, 227 illustrations. First paperback edition 2009 (first published in 2008 by Arsenale Editrice). Los Angeles (CA): Getty Publications; 978-0-89236-958-4 hardback $45.

ANDREA FABER & ADOLF HOFFMANN. Die Casa del Fauno in Pompeji (VI 12) 1. Bauhistorische Analyse. Die stratigraphischen Be funde und Funde der Ausgrabungen in den Jahren 1961 bis 1963. 334 pages, 509 b&w & colour illustrations, CD-ROM. 2009. Wiesbaden: Reichert; 978-3-89500-650-0 hardback 100.95 [euro].

ANDREAS FISCHER mit Beitrag von MARKUS DETER. Vorsicht Glad Die romischen Glasmanufakturen von Kaiseraugst (Forschungen in Augst 37). 194 pages, 152 b&w & colour illustrations, tables. 2009. Augst: Augusta Raurica; 978-3-7151-0037-1 hardback CHFr.100 & 66 [euro].

BARRY HOBSON. Latrinae et foricae: toilets in the Roman world, x+190 pages, 142 illustrations. 2009. London: Duckworth; 978-0715638507 paperback 14. …

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