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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 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
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
The Last Days of Frankie Pompeii By andrew stevenson
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The Last Days of Pompeii By Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
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This is the classic Victorian tale of the last days of Pompeii, the doomed city that lay at the feet of Mount Vesuvius. From poets to flower-girls, gladiators to Roman tribunes, here is a plausible... More > story of their lives, their loves, and the tragic fate that awaited them.< 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. Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culminates in the cataclysmic destruction of the... More > 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 favorably but not uncritically. The Witch of Vesuvius, though she has no supernatural powers, shows Bulwer-Lytton's interest in the occult - a theme which would emerge in his later writing, particularly The Coming Race.< Less
The Last Days of Pompeii By Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
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The story concerns four people in Pompeii in the period leading up to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius that buried the city in ash in AD 79. They are Glaucus, a Greek-born, rich young man who is a bit... More > of a rake (he gambles on the gladiatorial games) but fundamentally decent; Ione, his lover (in the author's words, "The wealth of her graces was inexhaustible -- she beautified the commonest action; a word, a look from her, seemed magic. Love her, and you entered into a new world, you passed from this trite and common-place earth"); Nydia, a blind slave girl passionately and uselessly in love with Glaucus; and Arbaces, a brilliantly malevolent high priest of the cult of Isis.< Less