By Ingrid D. Rowland
The calamity that proved deadly for Pompeii population preserved the town for hundreds of years, abandoning a picture of Roman way of life that has captured the mind's eye of generations, together with Renoir, Freud, Hirohito, Mozart, Dickens, Twain, Rossellini, and Ingrid Bergman. Interwoven is the thread of Rowland’s personal impressions of Pompeii.
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