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Author Parslow, Christopher Charles.

Title Rediscovering antiquity : Karl Weber and the excavation of Herculaneum, Pompeii, and Stabiae / Christopher Charles Parslow
Edition First paperback edition
Published Cambridge : New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998


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 W'PONDS  937.7 Weber Par/Rak 1998  AVAILABLE
Description xx, 394 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Part I. The Historical Background: 1. Weber, Alcubierre and the first years of the excavations -- 2. The earliest plans of the Vesuvian monuments -- Part II. Excavations and Methodology: 3. The discovery of the Villa dei Papiri -- 4. Pompeii and the Praedia Iuliae Felicis -- 5. The 'Temples' at Herculaneum -- Part III. Documentation: 6. Weber's application to the Accademia Ercolanese -- 7. Dearth and discord -- 8. The theatre at Herculaneum -- Epilogue: Weber's place in the history of archaeology in the Vesuvian landscape -- Appendices
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Originally published: 1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 374-382) and indexes
Subject Charles III, King of Spain, 1716-1788 -- Archaeological collections.
Charles, King of Spain III, 1716-1788 -- Archaeological collections
Weber, Karl Jakob, 1712-1764.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy -- Herculaneum (Extinct city)
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy -- Herculaneum (Extinct city)
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy -- Pompeii (Extinct city)
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy -- Stabiae (Extinct city)
Archaeologists -- Switzerland -- Biography.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy -- Pompeii (Extinct city)
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Italy -- Stabiae (Extinct city)
Military engineers -- Switzerland -- Biography.
Herculaneum (Extinct city)
Italy -- Antiquities.
Pompeii (Extinct city)
Stabiae (Extinct city)
LC no. 99162504
ISBN 0521646642