Entries in Brill's New Pauly will contain references to important works of scholarship on that topic in the bibliography that follows each entry.
These links will take you to lists of subjects/books on these are related sub-topics in library search (library catalog):
Keyword Searches - try adding some of the terms below to your keyword searches
if you use subject "pompeii (extinct city)" you find works where pompeii is a major subject of the book
if you use kwd pompeii, you can find things that may be about roman society in general or about more than one city, but that have a chapter/section on pompeii