Keywords: vesuvius (italy)



Robert Harris

ISBN: 9780099527947
Year of publication: 2009

POMPEII ROBERT HARRIS Random House New York AUTHORS NOTE The Romans divided the day into twelve hours. The first,hora prima, began at sunrise. The last,hora duodecima, ended at sunset. The night was divided into eight watchesVespera, Prima fax, Concubia,andIntempesta before midnightInclinatio, Gallicinium, Conticinium, andDiluculum after it. The days of the week were Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, and Sun. Pompeii takes place over four days. Sunrise on the Bay of Naples in the ...

Keywords: Fiction Historical Rome Vesuvius (Italy)