Volcanic People: Vesuvius before and after the AD 79 euption. Girolamo Ferdinando De Simone, 6 Dec 2019.
Lecture by GiRolamo ferdinando de simone
n the 6th of December we were very pleased to welcome our good friend Girolamo Ferdinando De Simone for a public lecture Volcanic People: Vesuvius Before and After the Ad Eruption. We are delighted to be able to share with you a recording of Ferdinando De Simone's wonderful (and informative) lecture:
If you would like to delve deeper into his research, have a look at the following:
G.F. De Simone, "The Agricultural Economy of Pompeii: Surplus and Dependence", in: M. Flohr, A. Wilson (eds.), The Economy of Pompeii, Oxford 2016, 23-51.
G.F De Simone and B. Russell, "The late-antique eruption of Vesuvius
in A.D. 472 and its impact from the Bay of Naples to Aeclanum", Journal of Roman Archaeology 32 (2019) 359-388.
Since 2004 Ferdinando has lead the Apolline Project, a multidisciplinary research project on the North Slope of Mt. Vesuvius and inland Campania. For his innovative studies and the commitment to public archaeology he received in Oslo the 2011 European Archaeological Heritage Prize.
We are very grateful to Ferdinando for providing permission to share this lecture on our Pompeii Cast Project pages. And offer our sincere thanks to our Education Designer and fabulous colleague Bec Plumbe for all her work assisting in sharing this fantastic lecture with our followers.
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