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Pompei

Pompei, con i suoi 66 ettari di cui circa 50 scavati (comprese le aree suburbane), è un insieme unico di edifici civili e privati, monumenti, sculture, pitture e mosaici di tale rilevanza per la storia dell’archeologia e per l’antichità da essere riconosciuto come Patrimonio dell'Umanità dall' UNESCO. La cenere ed i lapilli che seppellirono la città in seguito all'eruzione del Vesuvio del 79 d.C., narrata nelle due famose epistole di Plinio il Giovane ma ricordata anche dagli storici dell’epoca, ne hanno infatti consentito un’ecce


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Roman amphitheatre of Pompeii

The Amphitheatre of Pompeii is the oldest surviving Roman amphitheatre. It is located in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, and was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, that also buried Pompeii itself and the neighboring town of Herculaneum.

Design and construction

Built around 80 BC, the current amphitheatre is the earliest Roman amphitheatre known to have been built of stone; previously, they had been built out of wood. The next Roman amphitheatre known to be built from stone is the Colosseum in Rome, which postdates it by over a century. Contemporarily, it was known as a spectacula r


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Cave canem

Cave canem, literally "Beware of the dog", is used humorously nowadays as warning sign at the entrance of the houses saying "Beware of the dog.
The word derives from a famous mosaic prompting the cave canem located throughout Pompeii excavation site, on the floor of the House of the tragic poet (Regio VI, Insula 8, n° 5); in another Mosaic, no inscription, where the loppide is represented to the chain at a semi open door is always visible in Pompeii at the entrance of the House of paquius Proculus (Regio I, Insula 7, n° 1).

Finally a well known mosaic, found equally in the House of Orpheus, is


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Pompeii Forum

The Forum of Pompeii is a Roman hole, buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 and found myself following the archaeological excavations of ancient Pompeii. The facility was the main street of the city and represents the political, economic and religious centre where demonstrations took place, commercial negotiations and debates; It is, of a kind, one of the best preserved of the ancient cities of Italy.

History

The Forum of Pompeii was built around the 4th century BC, during the Samnite, near an important crossroads, with roads going towards Neapolis, Nola and Stabiae: it was a small outdoo


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The garden of fugitives of Pompeii

During the excavations of the 1961-62 and 1973-74 were found the bodies of 13 victims, who during the eruption of Vesuvius, it surprises by lava tried to flee towards Porta Nocera. The ones you see today in the garden of fugitives are perfect reproductions in plaster that allow to understand the final moments of these inhabitants of Pompeii.


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Shrine of our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii

The Pontifical Shrine of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary of Pompei (Italian: Pontificio Santuario della Beata Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, Marian pontifical shrine and minor basilica commissioned by Bartolo Longo, located in Pompei, Italy. It is the see of the Territorial Prelature of Pompei.

History

Bartolo Longo started restoring a church in disrepair in October 1873 and promoted a festival in honor of Our Lady of the Rosary. In 1875, Longo obtained a painting of Our Lady of the Rosary from a convent in Naples and raised funds to restore the image so as


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Lupanare of Pompeii

The Lupanare, so named because "lupa" from Latin, means "prostitute", is the only building in the city of Pompeii, built specifically for this purpose. Is the archaeological site of Pompeii. It was built on two floors, each dedicated to a particular type of clientele. On the ground floor, was intended by the modest social classes, while the first floor was reserved for the upper classes and was furnished in a much more elegant.  What characterizes this place are the ancient frescoes are still visible. Small squares depicting ravenous lovers in different sex positions, were destined to the insp


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House of the Ceii

The House of the Ceii is a Roman House, buried during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 and found following the archaeological excavations of ancient Pompeii: also called the hunting House, home of Fabia and Tyrant or House of the Queen Elena, takes its name from the family who dwelt, that of Bics.

History

The House of the Ceii was built in the late 2nd century BC, at the end of the Samnite period, as evidenced by the use of architectural methods, classics of that population: at the beginning of the century, when presumably belonged to Lucius Ceius Secundus, aedile in 76 and a mayor in 78, suff


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