Pompeii: Life Amongst the Ruins

Marvullo, Joe
March 1986
Archaeology;Mar/Apr86, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p74
Describes the photographic beauty of Pompeii in Italy. Scholars, pilgrims and poets who visited the city; Photography of abstract Roman ruins and the details of everyday Roman life; Need for pictures of historical sites to convey as feeling of continuity to the scene and a sense of the character of the locale.


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