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Pompeii By Mihaela Magher-Holmes
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Discover how it feels to be in Pompeii during the eruption in 79 AD!
Pompeii By Mihaela Magher-Holmes
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Pompeii : A Retrospective By Charolette Stoehr
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A photographic retrospective of Pompeii with accompanying prose. Full color photos of the ruins, art and energy of Pompeii. The photos are accompanied by poems that reflect the once vibrant life that... More > flourished in Pompeii and was cut short by flame, ash and steam. 100% of the profits from the sale of the book are donated to the preservation of the art, history and archaeological ruins of Pompeii.< Less
Pompeii: A Retrospective By Charolette Stoehr
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A photographic retrospective of Pompeii with accompanying prose. Full color photos of the ruins, art and energy of Pompeii. The photos are accompanied by poems that reflect the once vibrant life that... More > flourished in Pompeii and was cut short by flame, ash and steam. 100% of the profits from the sale of the book are donated to the preservation of the art, history and archaeological ruins of Pompeii.< Less
The Pompeii Plot By Anthony Dickenson
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Hardened CIA man Jack Tyler discovers a shocking plot to trigger earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions with the aid of mislaid Russian nuclear weapons obtained on the Ukranian black... More > market. Millions of lives are at risk unless Western powers surrender to a crazed North Korean billionaire. The crisis accelerates at breakneck speed and forces cooperation between American, Asian and European security agencies and even Britain’s SAS Special Forces. The repercussions become life-changing, and in some instances, life threatening, for such diverse characters as a Japanese professor of seismology, a Ukranian prostitute and a glamorous American journalist. The world stands on the brink of disaster unless Jack Tyler and his co-opted helpers can outwit the terrorists yet in spite of the terrifying circumstances, love and romance still manage to surface and blossom. This is just the latest of Jack Tyler’s missions but, without doubt, it is his most challenging ever.< Less
The Last Days of Pompeii By Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1834. This page turner culminates in the cataclysmic destruction of the city of Pompeii by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79... More > AD. The novel uses its characters to contrast the decadent culture of first-century Rome with both older cultures and coming trends. The protagonist, Glaucus, represents the Greeks who have been subordinated by Rome, and his nemesis Arbaces the still older culture of Egypt. Olinthus is the chief representative of the nascent Christian religion, which is presented favorably but not uncritically.< Less
Naples, Capri, Ischia and Pompeii By Enrico Massetti
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This e-guide leads you in a visit to Naples and the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida. It also covers the ruins of Pompeii. It includes photos and descriptions of the attractions of all the... More > localities touched, as well as info on Campania's cuisine and recipes. It has plenty of practical advices on travel to reach the islands and how to move once you are there. It is ideal for use on your smart phone, it contains active links to the web sites of many reviews for the best recommended restaurants that are at the location described. There are active links to the review pages, you can use them if you have an active Internet connection, but, if you don’t, you have the basic information ready: the name, address and telephone number are included in the guide together with the review.< Less
Naples, Capri, Ischia and Pompeii By Enrico Massetti
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This guide leads you in a visit to Naples and the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida. It also covers the ruins of Pompeii. It includes photos and descriptions of the attractions of all the... More > localities touched, as well as info on Campania's cuisine and recipes. It has plenty of practical advices on travel to reach the islands and how to move once you are there. It contains reviews for the best recommended restaurants that are at the location described.< Less
A Mayan Temple in Pompeii By Ronald Ritter, Sussan Evermore
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The archaeological site of Pompeii in Italy was an ancient Roman town. It was covered in six meters of ash and pumice by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. The site lay undisturbed until... More > 1599. The town is a fully preserved time capsule of Roman life in 79AD. What you see today has not been tampered with over time and therefore the structures are true historical records. So what has this to do with this book? What we found in one of the fully excavated villas is an exact scaled reproduction of a Mayan temple at Chichen Itza. The conclusion is obvious that either Roman or Phoenician traders travelled to Mexico and returned to Pompeii prior to 79 A.D. We have the photographic evidence and the measurements for you to make an informed decision. This discovery will change the perception of the age of the Mayan archaeological site of Chichen Itza. It also changes forever the question, did early Roman of Phoenician traders travel to Mexico and now the answer is, yes!< Less
The Last Days of Pompeii By Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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The Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by the baron Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1834. The novel was inspired by the painting The Last Day of Pompeii by the Russian painter Karl Briullov, which... More > Bulwer-Lytton had seen in Milan. Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culminates in the cataclysmic destruction of the city of Pompeii by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. The novel uses its characters to contrast the decadent culture of 1st-century Rome with both older cultures and coming trends. The protagonist, Glaucus, represents the Greeks who have been subordinated by Rome, and his nemesis Arbaces the still older culture of Egypt. Olinthus is the chief representative of the nascent Christian religion, which is presented favourably but not uncritically.< Less