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Image collection Wall Painting, Villa Oplontis, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis

These wall paintings come from Villa Oplontis, a.k.a. Villa Poppaea. It is regularly associated with Poppaea Sabina. Oplontis appears on the...

Nero, Poppaea Sabina, Villa Oplontis, Ancient history, Interior design, Roman art, Wall painting, Pompeii view
Image collection Victorious charioteer, Hunting scene, El Djem Amphitheatre, El Djem Amphitheatre, Damnatio ad bestias, Damnatio ad bestias, 'Riot in the Amphitheatre', Paestum tomb painting, Paestum tomb painting, Bread handouts, Gladiatorial 'stats', Pompeii Amphitheatre, Colosseum and Ludus Magnus, Colosseum, Gladiators, Damnatio ad bestias, Damnatio ad bestias, Beast hunt

These images illustrate the venues and activities associated with 'Bread and Circuses'.

Bread and Circuses, Roman architecture, Roman art, Amphitheatre, Gladiators, Venationes, Mosiac, Wall painting, Colosseum, Pompeii view
Link PompeiiinPictures

A complete photographic plan of ancient Pompeii as it is today, produced by Jackie and Bob Dunn.

Europe, Roman, Pompeii, Architecture, Painting view
Link The Ancient City

This course focuses on the archaeology of the Greek and Roman city. It investigates the relationship between urban architecture and the political...

Rome, Greek, Athens, urban, Architecture, Roman architecture, sites, paestum, Pompeii, Classical view

This link gives you some fascinating insights into Roman Wall painting

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, History, Interiors, Nero, Pompeii, Poppaea Sabina, Roman architecture, Wall painting, Villa Oplontis view
Link Pompeii: Its Discovery and Preservation

A short introduction to the discovery and preservation of Pompeii.




Classical, Roman, Pompeii, sites, artefacts, Architecture, excavation view

This link takes to to some interesting material about Villa Oplontis, etc

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, Nero, Pompeii, Poppaea Sabina, Roman architecture, Wall painting view
Link Exploring a Romano-African city: Thugga

From Rome to Pompeii and Ephesus the excavation of Roman remains is well known, but what of Roman remains in Africa? This learning unit looks at...

Africa, Thugga, Pompeii, Roman, Classical, sites, artefacts, Cultural Identity view
Link Pompeian Households: An On-line Companion

The website includes detailed documentary information (including plans and artefact databases) on 30 Pompeian houses and their contents,...

Roman, Pompeii, Classical, artefacts, sites, Architecture, Roman architecture view

This link takes you to interesting material about Roman Wall painting

Ancient history, Classics, Interior design, Pompeii, Roman architecture, Roman art, Villa Oplontis, Wall painting view
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