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Secrets of Pompeii : everyday life in ancient Rome / Emidio de Albentiis ; photography by Alfredo and Pio Foglia ; [edited by Luisa Chiap].

Author/creator De Albentiis, Emidio, 1958-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLos Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©2009.
Description196 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorFoglia, Alfredo.
Other author/creatorFoglia, Pio.
Other author/creatorChiap, Luisa.
Included WorkDe Albentiis, Emidio, 1958- Segreti delle ceneri. English.
Contents Daily life of the ancient Romans and the reasons it fascinates us -- Political, economic, judicial, and religious heart of the city -- Elections and election propaganda -- Religious reasons and ritual methods for blood sacrifices -- Cult of Dionysos and its traces in Pompeii -- Sports and physical fitness -- Games and gladiators -- Day at the Baths -- Theater and its genres -- Music in dramatic spectacles and in everyday life -- Macellum in Pompeii, an example of a multiuse building -- Shops, commerce, and artisans' workshops -- in the service of Venus : brothels as places of business, pleasure, and the exploitation of slaves -- Decoration of houses at Pompeii -- Life at home -- To die rich : the funeral as status symbol -- Plan of Pompeii and location of the principal structures.
General noteItalian edition to be published later by Magnus Edizioni (Udine, Italy) with title I Segreti delle ceneri.
General noteEditor from colophon.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
LCCN 2009008805
ISBN9780892369416 (hardcover)
ISBN0892369418 (hardcover)

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