A map of the entire Herculaneum site makes referencing locations a breeze.
The 23x27" foldout color-coded site map makes it easy to find the location being discussed in the quite readable text to any layperson interested in history.
Written in a fascinating style, this beautiful book is for anyone interested in the classical world.
Great pictures!! I was there in 2008 when the preservation work was still in progress. So much was closed off. I need to go back!!! Read morePublished 10 days ago by lezroll00
I'm a history buff and made a few pilgrimages to Herculaneum and Pompeii. Loved the book and the pictures! Read morePublished 7 months ago by S. Mull
If you are even thinking about going to Herculaneum or Pompeii, this is one of the best books to buy. Read morePublished 9 months ago by D. Y. Scialla
Herculaneum: Past and Future is visually splendid. The text is well-balanced and Wallace-Hadrill exhibits good judgment. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Richard Kruse
This book covers The excavation of Herculaneum the "other"
town buried with the better known Pompeii and covers much of
the more recent excavatioms as well as... Read more
This book manages to be both a beautiful work of art as well as an insightful guide to history. Wallace-Hadrill does a masterful job of bringing to life the inhabitants of this... Read morePublished 20 months ago by A. Brockhaus
This is a joy to just page through. Gorgeous photography and I actually learned a lot, too. The section on the rising and falling of the land pre and post seismic activity was... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Claire Dahl
This is a great book (although quite large). Wonderful pictures and diagrams of the town and excavations, great historical commentary -- well written. Unfortunately not portable.Published 23 months ago by Just me.
I became curious about Herculaneum during a visit to the Getty Villa near Malibu and went looking for books about the place. I was rewarded by finding this one. Read morePublished on February 11, 2012 by Sandra Hoskin