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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . Grecian capitals. Another, and a morebeautiful example, has been discovered lately at the entranceof a house opposite to that which we are now describing.These confiim the theory which has been advanced, that thePompeian architecture is originally of Grecian character,however varied by Eoman alterations, and especially by therestorations and improvements consequent upon the greatearthquake, sixt

. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . Grecian capitals. Another, and a morebeautiful example, has been discovered lately at the entranceof a house opposite to that which we are now describing.These confiim the theory which has been advanced, that thePompeian architecture is originally of Grecian character,however varied by Eoman alterations, and especially by therestorations and improvements consequent upon the greatearthquake, sixt Stock Photo
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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . Grecian capitals. Another, and a morebeautiful example, has been discovered lately at the entranceof a house opposite to that which we are now describing.These confiim the theory which has been advanced, that thePompeian architecture is originally of Grecian character, however varied by Eoman alterations, and especially by therestorations and improvements consequent upon the greatearthquake, sixteen years before the inhumation of the city. The third house which we have mentioned, that of Meleager, or the Nereids, was uncovered between October, 1830, andMay, 1831, and has not, as we believe, been before described, except in the Neapolitan government publication, called tho 422 POMPEII. Museo Borbonico, from which the plan and details here givenare extracted. It adjoins the House of the Centaur, and isseparated by one dwelling from the city walls, from whichits vestibule is only some sixty paces distant. Although notone of the largest, it is one of the handsomest and most ifcetle ±—i^^. ^ —1 l!t ^ -1

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