Ashen sky - the Letters of Pliny the Younger on the Eruption of Vesuvius [Audiobook] download free by Barry Moser

Ashen sky - the Letters of Pliny the Younger on the Eruption of Vesuvius Audiobook download free by Barry Moser
  • Listen audiobook: Ashen sky - the Letters of Pliny the Younger on the Eruption of Vesuvius
  • Author: Barry Moser
  • Release date: 2007/3/30
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9780892369003
  • Rating: 8.19 of 10
  • Votes: 592
  • Review by: Amee Fisk
  • Review rating: 9.73 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/30
  • Duration: 30M8S in 256 kbps (8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-23
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WAV, MPEG4, FLAC, WMA, MP3, WavPack (compression BZ2, EML, LZ, RAR, ZIP, ALZ)
  • Total pages original book: 40
  • Includes a PDF summary of 4 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 2M54S (0.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Pliny the Younger (C61-112AD) was a Roman official and writer. He has become famous for his two letters to the historian Tacitus, which detail his eye-witness account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD which took the life of his uncle, Pliny the Elder.'Ashen Sky' presents readers with a translation of Pliny's letters, accompanied by stunning black-and-white engravings by acclaimed artist Barry Moser, that magnificently illustrate the various descriptions found in the letters. Also included is a brief description of the eruption of the volcano, concise biographies of Tacitus, and of both Pliny the Elder and Pliny the Younger, as well as a summary of how the texts of the two letters have survived until today.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Earth: Natural History General, Prints, Classical History / Classical Civilisation, General & World History, Ancient History: To C 500 CE, Art Treatments & Subjects, Diaries, Letters & Journals
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 22.77 USD
  • Dimensions: 228x264x9mm
  • Weight: 414g
  • Printed by: J Paul Getty Trust Publications,US
  • Published in: Santa Monica CA, United States

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