The Complete Pompeii


‘An ideal introduction to one of the world’s great classical sites’ Sunday Times


ISBN: 9780500290927 Category:

Joanne Berry


Pompeii is the best known and probably the most important archaeological site in the world. This book is the most up-to-date, authoritative and comprehensive account for the general reader of its rise, splendour and fall. The drama of Pompeii’s end has been handed down by Roman writers, its paintings and mosaics have astonished visitors since their discovery, and its houses and public buildings still present a vivid picture of life, disaster and death in a Roman town.

Additional information

Weight 923 g
Dimensions 25.6 x 19.3 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 20 February 2013
Number of pages 256
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 25.6 x 19.3 cm
Weight 923 g


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Joanne Berry is a Roman historian and archaeologist, and a lecturer in Ancient History in the School of Arts and Humanities at Swansea University. Much of her research to date has focused on the ancient site of Pompeii. In 2008 she founded Blogging Pompeii, a news and discussion site for Pompeii and the archaeological sites of the Bay of Naples.