"The Town of Hercules - A Buried Treasure Trove" by Joseph Jay Deiss

The Town of Hercules - A Buried Treasure Trove Joseph Jay Deiss

Format:
Hardback
Publication date:
31 Mar 2006
ISBN:
9780892362226
Imprint:
Getty Publications
Dimensions:
176 pages: 263 x 204 x 21mm
Illustrations:
30 colour & 99 b&w illustrations

'The Town of Hercules' tells the exciting story of the eruption of Vesuvius and explains, through the example of the town itself, how life was lived in the Roman Empire during the first century A.D.

Joseph Jay Deiss was vice-director of the American Academy in Rome and has written several historical novels and biographies. He is the author of Herculaneum: Italy's Buried Treasure, also published by the Getty Museum.