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Books in the CBL
Books on Pompeii and Herculaneum are located at 937.7
Cities of Vesuvius by Cities of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum has been written especially for the core topic of the new NSW HSC Ancient History syllabus.
Call Number: 937.7 BRA
Secrets of Vesuvius: unlocking the sources from Pompeii and Herculaneum by Secrets of Vesuvius: Unlocking the sources from Pompeii and Herculaneum is a full-colour text written to meet the course requirements for the HSC Ancient History Core Study:
‘Cities of Vesuvius – Pompeii and Herculaneum’ specifically. Developed by experienced Ancient History teachers and award-winning authors, Secrets of Vesuvius draws on the latest research and academic scholarship to provide extensive stimulus material for students.
Call Number: 937.7 CAM
Pompeii and Herculaneum by The Heinemann Ancient and Medieval History series is a combination of site-specific and thematic topic books written specifically for the NSW and QLD senior Ancient History syllabuses. Overviews and relevant outcomes are included throughout the books.
Call Number: 937.7 ZAR
Pompeii and Herculaneum by The original edition of Pompeii: A Sourcebookwas a crucial resource for students of the site. Now updated to include material from Herculaneum, the neighbouring town also buried in the eruption of Vesuvius, Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebookallows readers to form a richer and more diverse picture of urban life on the Bay of Naples. Focusing upon inscriptions and ancient texts, it translates and sets into context a representative sample of the huge range of source material uncovered in these towns. From the labels on wine jars to scribbled insults, and from advertisements for gladiatorial contests to love poetry, the individual chapters explore the early history of Pompeii and Herculaneum, their destruction, leisure pursuits, politics, commerce, religion, the family and society. Information about Pompeii and Herculaneum from authors based in Rome is included, but the great majority of sources come from the cities themselves, written by their ordinary inhabitants - men and women, citizens and slaves. Encorporating the latest research and finds from the two cities and enhanced with more photographs, maps, and plans, Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Sourcebookoffers an invaluable resource for anyone studying or visiting the sites.
Call Number: 937.7256 COO
Online Books Accessible Via Questia School
Archaeology's Interactive Dig
The Anglo-American Project in Pompeii website. The Field Notes link is particularly interesting.
Pompeii was CyArk's first project. CyArk is a non profit organization that digitally records, archives and shares the world's most significant cultural heritage.
Herculaneum Conservation Project
The Herculaneum Conservation Project has been working at the archaeological site since 2001. Click on the 'Read More' link for more information. Including conference papers, academic articles and book chapters.
AD79 Deconstruction and Re-discovery
This website is crowdsourced, therefore view the material with a critical eye for reliability and authority.
Pompeii Insula 9
This website showcases a few aspects of The British School at Rome Pompeii Project, including 360-degree interactive panoramas and objects, 3D modelling, reconstructions and artwork.
The Pompeii Cast Project
The University of Sydney's researchers utilise the latest developments in digital imaging and scientific analysis to understand the human victims of the eruption of Mt Vesuvius in AD 79.