Saturday 18 June 2011

Book: The Making of Pompeii

Congratulations to Steven Ellis and contributors on the publication of their new book!
Steven J.R. Ellis (ed), The Making of Pompeii. Studies in the history and urban development of an ancient town. Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplementary Series 85 (Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 2011). 196 pages, 76 black-and-white figs, 18 colour figs. ISBN-13: 978-1-887829-85-4.
Published on June 16, 2011. List price $99. Price to individual subscribers to JRA $69 until August 30. Web price to other individuals $79. 

See here for a list of contents (I tried to cut and paste it into this post, but it wouldn't work ...).There are papers by Guzzo, Robinson, Coarelli and Pesando, Carafa, Esposito, Kastenmeier and Imperatore, Grimaldi, Pedrone, Holappa and Viitanen.

To buy a copy, follow this link to the JRA website.

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Steven Ellis said...

Table of Contents:

Preface: Steven J.R. Ellis

1. Pier Giovanni Guzzo
• The origins and development of Pompeii: the state of our understanding and some working hypotheses

2. Mark Robinson
• The prehistoric and protohistoric archaeology of Pompeii and the Sarno valley

3. Filippo Coarelli and Fabrizio Pesando
• The urban development of NW Pompeii: the Archaic period to the 3rd c. B.C.

4. Steven J.R. Ellis
• The rise and reorganization of the Pompeian salted fish industry

5. Paolo Carafa
• Minervae et Marti et Herculi aedes doricae fient (Vitr. De arch. I.2.5). The monumental history of the sanctuary in the Triangular Forum.

6. Domenico Esposito, Pia Kastenmeier, and Catello Imperatore
• Excavations in the Caserma dei Gladiatori: a contribution to our understanding of Archaic Pompeii

7. Mario Grimaldi
• Charting the urban development of the Insula Occidentalis and the Casa di Marcus Fabius Rufus at Pompeii

8. Luigi Pedroni
• Excavations in the history of Pompeii’s urban development in the area north of the so-called ‘Altstadt’

9. Maija Holappa and Eeva-Maria Viitanen
• Topographic conditions in the urban plan of Pompeii: the urban landscape in 3D

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