After what Amy would call Herculaneum
efforts, in the way of mental and moral agriculture, my young ideas begin to shoot and my little twigs to bend as I could wish.
He loved the old rumbling and jolting carts, the former track of which he still found in his long-buried remembrance, as the observer of to-day finds the wheel-tracks of ancient vehicles in Herculaneum
In various enchanted attitudes, like the standing, or stepping, or running skeletons in Herculaneum
, others remained rooted to the deck; but all their eyes upcast.
Not far from these, we must find room for one whose success has been of the wrong kind; the man who should have lingered in the cloisters of a university, digging new treasures out of the Herculaneum
of antique lore, diffusing depth and accuracy of literature throughout his country, and thus making for himself a great and quiet fame.
Rome [by rail], Herculaneum
, Pompeii, Vesuvius, Vergil's tomb, and possibly the ruins of Paestum can be visited, as well as the beautiful surroundings of Naples and its charming bay.
and perhaps Birmingham); model gondolas from Venice; model villages from Switzerland; morsels of tesselated pavement from Herculaneum
and Pompeii, like petrified minced veal; ashes out of tombs, and lava out of Vesuvius; Spanish fans, Spezzian straw hats, Moorish slippers, Tuscan hairpins, Carrara sculpture, Trastaverini scarves, Genoese velvets and filigree, Neapolitan coral, Roman cameos, Geneva jewellery, Arab lanterns, rosaries blest all round by the Pope himself, and an infinite variety of lumber.
Day trips to Pompeii and Herculaneum
are also pre-bookable with Citalia and start from PS32 per person
3), representing 'Death' in juxtaposition with 'Life': the living symbolised by a fresco fragment of a couple carousing, and a carbonised little dining table from Herculaneum
, very like one shown in the fresco, laden with drinking vessels and good cheer.
00 Life and death in Pompeii & Herculaneum
Departs 13 July 2013 2 days from PS99.
00 Life & death in Pompeii & Herculaneum
Departs 12 May, 13 Jul & 25 Aug 2013 Pompeii and Herculaneum
, buried by volcanic ash for nearly 1,700 years, are the subject of a fascinating new exhibition featuring the life of the people who lived in these ill-fated cities.
The company will also discontinue operating its Herculaneum
smelter by the end of 2013, rather than in 2016 as required by state regulation for sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions.
/Vesuvius excursion from [euro]46pp.