Throughout its history, Papers of the British School at Rome (PBSR) has published many significant articles covering all aspects of Pompeii and Herculaneum. The latest issue contains two articles by leading scholars which are free of charge to access until 31st January 2014.
Domenico Camardo’s article brings together new data that disputes the ‘re-discovery’ of Herculaneum in 1710, offering new perspectives on our understanding of the site. J.C. Fant et. al. offer a fascinating insight into the use of marble in the bars and shops of Pompeii and Herculaneum, revealing information about the use of architectural materials in the Vesuvian cities and the pan-Mediterranean marble trade.
You can also read a collection of related papers from across the PBSR archive that address various aspects of the study of Pompeii and Herculaneum. View the full selection here:
In conjunction with the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary we're pleased to be hosting Fiona Hobden's Blog post History meets fiction in Doctor Who, ‘The Fires of Pompeii’, which talks about her Greece & Rome article on the same theme. Read the Blog post and access the Doctor Who and time travel article selection here:
Monday, 25 November 2013
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