Cover: Pompeii in PAPERBACK

Revealing Antiquity 11


Public and Private Life

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$40.00 • £34.95 • €36.95

ISBN 9780674689671

Publication Date: 01/15/1999


286 pages

113 line illustrations, 15 color illustrations

Revealing Antiquity


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  • Preface
  • 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
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, 1999

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