Pompeii: a Different Perspective : Via dell’Abbondanza – a long road, well traveled
by Arthur E. Stephens , Jennifer F. Stephens
Editor: Lockwood Press
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This book tells the story of two thousand years streetHe takes the reader on a unique journey to Via dell’Abbondanza, the longest street in the ancient city of Pompeii.In the first century of our era, a wide range of elite houses, apartments, shops and work spaces doubled that 900 meters long and bustling street, which travelled well by slaves, soldiers, merchants, commoners, and patriciansIt is perhaps not the other unique of the street that better represents the diversity of life of the people who lived in PompeiiThe book visually documents and interprets Via dell”Abbondanza with distinctive and very detailed representations of the thirty-two blocks of houses along the streetThe photomosaic images of the facades were produced by carefully combining topographic drawings and digital photographs, revealing views that there is no way to see on the spotThe book traces the history of the excavation of the street, analyses the deterioration of structures as they were discovered, and provides interesting additional information on buildings and recording methodsAn accompanying website (wwwpumpiiperspectivesorg) provides the additional reader with historical facts, quantitative data, and research details
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