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 “De Albentiis and photographer Foglia provide a lovely beginning to the study of the ruins of Pompeii.”—Library Journal



 “The life of the citizens is reborn in this stunning book.”—Reference and Research Book News



 “This book will intrigue anyone with an interest in Roman history and culture, or specifically in the history of Pompeii. It will also make a fine addition to all public and private libraries.”—History in Review



 “This beautiful book presents an in-depth look at every aspect of everyday life in Pompeii.”—BellaOnline.com

About the Author

 Emidio de Albentiis is a specialist in Pompeiian studies who currently teaches art history at the University of Perugia. 

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  • Hardcover: 200 pages
  • Publisher: J. Paul Getty Museum; 1 edition (August 25, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0892369418
  • ISBN-13: 978-0892369416
  • Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 0.9 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.7 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,075,417 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on October 24, 2013
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I just love this book. I first saw it at local library and checked it out just because it looked interesting. Now I have plans to go to Pompeii and I knew I had to have this book for my self.It's great it tpught me so much more than what I though I knew about Pompeii I'd recommend this to anyone and everyone
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By CW on January 29, 2015
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Saw it first at The Getty Villa giftshop and suggested it on my wishlist. Beautiful, detailed, and the city map is very cool. I use it while reading other materials about Pompeii ( non-fiction and historical novels). One of my favorite gifts, I'll enjoy for years.
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