Synopses & Reviews
A vivid portrayal of life in Pompeii's sister city, this book includes a detailed description of the ancient Villa dei Papiri, on which the present Getty Museum in Malibu is modeled.
Praise for the first edition: "A fascinating book. The daily life of the Romans, rich and poor, has been wonderfully recreated."--Library Journal
"Exciting reading...A spirited guide."--The New York Times