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The Winged Phallus in Pompeii
Religion and superstition intertwine in a world where everything seems to revolve around sex which, source of life and joy, is for the Romans a positive, magical phenomenon, sometimes endowed with a spiritual power that directs life, and, through reproduction, goes beyond it.

LIVING WITH CLASSICAL ART  - Greek art in Roman environments  Starting from the 3rd century BC. the upper classes of ancient Rome they began to ap...

Cave Canem (Beware of the dog) Mosaic 66 x 66 cm - I century B.C. from Pompeii
  Beware of the dog (Beware of the dog), Mosaic 66 x 66 cm, I century B.C., from Pompeii, House of the Tragic Poet In the novel Satyricon the La...

The Ides of March
In the Ides of March (March 15) of 44 BC he was murdered Julius Caesar within the Curia. "When he had sat down, the conspirators gathered around hi...

How many temples were there in Pompeii?
"Though the temples of Pompeii may not have attained such precius splendour as the marble colonnades of the temples of the Imperial period, they st...

5 Myths from Pompeii - House of the Vettii
House of the Vettii is one of the Roman houses in Pompeii decorated with mosaics and frescos, which has been closed to the public for years now. "...