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Author Moser, Barry.

Title Ashen sky : the letters of Pliny the Younger on the eruption of Vesuvius / illustrated by Barry Moser ; written and translated by Benedicte Gilman.

Imprint Los Angeles : The J. Paul Getty Museum, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    769.92 MOS    Available
Description 39 p. : ill., map ; 27 cm.
Note Includes Pliny's Letters 6.16 and 6.20, translated from Latin.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 38).
Contents The eruption of Mount Vesuvius -- Pliny the elder -- Tacitus -- Pliny the younger -- The survival of Pliny's letters on the eruption of Mount Vesuvius -- Letter 6.16 -- Letter 6.20.
Subject Vesuvius (Italy) -- In art.
Vesuvius (Italy) -- Eruption, 79.
Added Author Pliny, the Younger. Epistularum libri VI. Selections. English.
Gilman, Benedicte.
ISBN 9780892369003 (hardcover)
0892369000 (hardcover)

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