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Birding in Ancient Pompeii: Anno Domini 79 / Aquellas Aves de Pompeya: Un Paseo Ornitológico en el Año 79 d.C.

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By: Karin Faber(Editor), Eduardo de Juana(Foreword By)
181 pages, 50 colour photos and colour illustrations, colour maps
Birding in Ancient Pompeii: Anno Domini 79 / Aquellas Aves de Pompeya: Un Paseo Ornitológico en el Año 79 d.C.
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Language: Bilingual in English and Spanish

A comparative study of the birds depicted on Pompeian wall paintings and the actual ones, photographed in their natural habitats. The research is introduced by both a description of the Roman 'domus' and the mythological, nourishing and festive roles played by birds in Ancient Rome. With many illustrations and close-ups of 50 selected birds.

Summary in Spanish:
Estudio bilingüe español-inglés de las aves representadas en los frescos de las casas pompeyanas en compraración con los pájaros reales actuales; se acompaña de una descripción de la domus romana y del papel mitológico, alimenticio y lúdico desempeñado por las aves en la antigua Roma. Con abundantes ilustraciones y primeros planos de las 50 aves seleccionadas.

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Out of Print
By: Karin Faber(Editor), Eduardo de Juana(Foreword By)
181 pages, 50 colour photos and colour illustrations, colour maps
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