Excerpt from Pompeiana: The Topography, Edifices, and Ornaments of Pompeii
Subsequently to the discovery of the two theatres, the Greek temple, those of Isis and of fesculapius, the great gate, the villa, and some of the sepulchres, the French, during their occupation of Naples, laid open the walls around the city, the greater portion of the Street of the Tombs 1, with the Forum and Basilica and the re-clearing the Amphitheatre was also commenced.
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