Pompeii: public and private life / Paul Zanker; translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider. Paul Zanker.

Pompeii: public and private life / Paul Zanker; translated by Deborah Lucas Schneider

Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001. 3rd Printing. Fine copy in the original stiff-card wrappers. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Item #345768
ISBN: 0674689674

Physical description: ix, 251 pages: color illustrations; 23 cm. Contents: Townscape and domestic taste. Townscapes; Domestic taste and cultural self-definition -- Urban space as a reflection of society. The Hellenistic city of the Oscans; The Roman colonists' city; Townscape and ideology in the Age of Augustus; The city's final years -- The domestic arts in Pompeii. The origins of the Roman villa; Two forms of living space; A miniature villa in the town; A courtyard with a large marble fountain; A garden as sanctuary; A parlor overlooking Diana's sacred grove; Gardens filled with sculptures; Dining under the stars; Large pictures for small dreams; Domestic taste and cultural identity. Subjects: Cities and towns Rome. City planning Rome.
Politics and culture Rome.
Pompeii History Ancient Rome. Pompei (Extinct city); Buildings, structures, etc.
Pompei (Extinct city) Social conditions.

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