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Author Guidobaldi, Maria Paola, author.

Title Herculaneum : art of a buried city / Maria Paola Guidobaldi, Domenico Esposito ; photography by Luciano Pedicini ; translated from the Italian by Ceil Friedman.

Publication Info. New York : Abbeville Press Publishers, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    OVERSZ 937.72564 GUI    Available
Edition First edition; English-language edition.
Description 352 pages : illustrations ; 34 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The destruction of the ancient city -- The history of the excavations -- The theater -- The Basilica Noniana -- The urban fabric -- Living in Herculaneum -- Herculaneum in the Hellenistic Age. The Samnite House -- Second style painting. The Villa of the Papyri ; The House of the Inn ; The Villa of the Royal Stables at Portici ; Three fragments in the Second style -- Third style painting. The House of the Bronze Herm ; The House of the Dionysian reliefs ; The House of the Carbonized Furniture ; Wooden furniture from Herculaneum ; The House of the Beautiful Courtyard ; The Great Taberna (Insula IV, 12-13, 15-16) ; A bakery (Insula Orientalis II, 1-2) ; The House of the Tuscan Colonnade ; The House of the Grand Portal ; The House of the Wooden Screen -- Fourth style painting. The House of the Black Salon ; The House of the Bicentenary ; The House of the Two Atria ; The House of the Stags ; The House of Neptune and Amphitrite ; The House of the Skeleton ; The House of the Mosaic Atrium ; The House of the Telephus Relief ; The College of the Augustales ; The Augusteum.
Summary "A survey of the art and architecture of Herculaneum, focusing on 25 of the site's most notable structures. Ordered chronologically. Illustrated throughout with color photographs and plans"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy -- Herculaneum (Extinct city)
Architecture, Domestic -- Italy -- Herculaneum (Extinct city)
Mural painting and decoration, Roman -- Italy -- Herculaneum (Extinct city)
Herculaneum (Extinct city)
Added Author Esposito, Domenico, author.
Pedicini, Luciano, illustrator.
Friedman, Ceil, translator.
Added Title Ercolano. English
Other Editions: Translation of: Guidobaldi, Maria Paola. Ercolano.
ISBN 9780789211460 (hardback)
0789211467 (hardback)

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