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Pompeii Resources in University of Maryland Libraries

This guide directs you to Pompeii related resources available in Special Collections at the University of Maryland Libraries.

Books on Herculaneum in the Maryland Room

Herculaneum was another town that was affected by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the August of 79 AD.  Those who are researching Pompeii should also view the information available to them on Herculaneum, as they may find important facts pertinent to their research.

English Language Books

20th Century Publications

Foreign Language Books

20th Century Publications

  • Ercolano: I nuovi scavi (1927-1958) - Maiuri, Amedeo, 1886-1963  Edit/Delete
    Call Number: N5775.M3
    There are two volumes to this Italian book on Herculaneum, published in the 1950's. The first volume includes many photographs of excavations carried out in the 1920’s and 1930’s, as well as some color illustrations. There are also fold out maps and plans of the area. This book contains an index for both text and illustrations, as well as a notes section. Volume two contains large fold out maps and plans, along with individual prints of related subject matter, such as the architecture of Herculaneum.

19th Century Publications

    18th Century Publications