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DOBBINS, J.J., and P.W. FOSS, (eds.),
The World of Pompeii.
Routledge, London / New York, 2007. XLI,662p. Richly ills.(B&W photographs and line drawings). Hard bound. With CD Rom: maps. Head spine a bit worn and damaged. This all embracing survey of Pompeii provides the most comprehensive survey of the region available. With contributions by well-known experts in the field, this book studies not only Pompeii, but also – for the first time – the buried surrounding cities of Campania. The World of Pompeii includes the latest understanding of the region, based on the up-to-date findings of recent archaeological work. Accompanied by a CD with the most detailed map of Pompeii so far, this book is instrumental in studying the city in the ancient world and is an excellent source book for students of this fascinating and tragic geographic region. (Publisher's information). From the library of Prof. Carl Deroux.