Pompeii

Videos

 

*A Day in Pompeii [video]

San Diego Natural History Museum

http://www.sdnhm.org/pompeii/video.html

 

Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii [video]

Q:\Ancient Rome  (Access through My  Computer or Computer on Start panel )

 

 

Encyclopedia Article

"Pompeii." Exploring Ancient Civilizations. Marshall Cavendish Digital, 2011. Web. 26 May 2011.
<http://www.marshallcavendishdigital.com/articledisplay/17/4454/46018>.

 

Web Sites

 

Pompeii Interactive
http://www.pompeii.co.uk/

 

Pompeii
BBC
Work and Play in Everyday Pompeii Gallery
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/daily_life_gallery.shtml
Pompeii Art and Architecture Gallery
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/pompeii_art_gallery.shtml
Pompeii:  Its Discovery and Preservation
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/pompeii_rediscovery_01.shtml
Pompeii:  Portents for Disaster
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/pompeii_portents_01.shtml

 

Ancient Life Preserved at Pompeii
National Geographic
http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/archaeology/pompeii/

 

San Diego Natural History Museum
Pompeii: City of Risk and Prosperity
http://www.sdnhm.org/research/readings/fn_0208.html

Pompeii: Death Warns Pompeians to Live
http://www.sdnhm.org/research/readings/fn_0308.html
Pompeii: City of Risk and Prosperity
http://www.sdnhm.org/research/readings/fn_0208.html

Pompeii: Death Warns Pompeians to Live
http://www.sdnhm.org/research/readings/fn_0308.html

 

When Rome Ruled:  Doomsday at Pompeii
National Geographic
http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/when-rome-ruled/4721/Overview

 

A Day in Pompeii
Melbourne Museum
http://museumvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/discoverycentre/pompeii/

 

Pompeii
What Happened Here
Discovery Channel
http://dsc.discovery.com/tv/pompeii/history-05.html

 

Private Lives of Pompeii
Channel 4
http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/H/history/rome/pompeii.html

 

Pompeii
Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompei
http://www.pompeiisites.org/Sezione.jsp?idSezione=1165&idSezioneRif=1726

 

Primary Resource (Eyewitness Account of Pliny the Younger)

 

The Destruction of Pompeii [primary resource]
Eyewitness to History
http://eyewitnesstohistory.com/pompeii.htm

Mt Vesuvius Eruption 79 A [primary resource]
Pliny the Younger

http://www.volcanolive.com/pliny.html

 

Magazine Articles

"Pompeii Destroyed by Vesuvius, August 24, 79." DISCovering World History. Online ed. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Discovering Collection. Web. 26 May 2011.
Document URL
http://find.galegroup.com/gps/infomark.do?&contentSet=GSRC&type=retrieve&tabID=T001&prodId=IPS&docId=EJ2105240324&source=gale&srcprod=DISC&userGroupName=s0001&version=1.0

 

Advanced Resources

In Vesuvius' Shadow
Archaeology’s Interactive Dig:  Pompeii
http://www.archaeology.org/interactive/pompeii/



Pompeii in Pictures
Maps of the Excavation Sites are Linked to Pictures
http://pompeiiinpictures.com/pompeiiinpictures/index.htm

 

Pompeii Forum Project
http://pompeii.virginia.edu/

 

Pompeii and the Roman Villa:  Art and Culture around the Bay of Naples
Brochure
National Gallery of Art

http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2008/pompeii/pompeii-brochure.pdf

Homo Faber
Pompeii: Nature, Science, and Technology in a Roman Town
Institute of the Museum of the History of Science
http://www.imss.fi.it/pompei/index.html

Resurrecting Pompeii
Smithsonian
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/pompeii.html?c=y&page=1

 

Pompeii The Exhibit
Life and Death in the Shadow of Vesuvius
Discovery Times Square
[Just an announcement]
http://www.discoverytsx.com/pompeii

Teacher’s Guide
A Day in Pompeii
San Diego Natural History Museum
http://www.sdnhm.org/pompeii/Pompeii_TeachGuide_FNL.pdf

 

26 May 2011  L. Averill