Three Pompeian Wall–Inscriptions, and Petronius

  title={Three Pompeian Wall–Inscriptions, and Petronius},
  author={Frank A. Todd},
  journal={The Classical Review},
  pages={5 - 9}
  • F. A. Todd
  • Published 1 February 1939
  • History
  • The Classical Review
C.I.L. IV. 3494 consists of inscriptions which accompany four crude paintings found on a wall in a caupona at Pompeii. The paintings are reproduced, accurately enough, I assume, for our present purpose, in Pierre Gusman's Pompti, pp. 239-240; the text of the inscriptions, in copying which Gusman has been less accurate, I take from the C.I.L., using a stroke to indicate the distribution of lines. 

Representations of the Cinaedus in Roman Art

The content and context of visual representations of male-male intercourse, including wall paintings at Pompeii, a silver cup, and an engraved agate gemstone are analyzed to reveal the presence of well-developed social attitudes toward the practice ofmale-male sex and the practitioners themselves.

Born Roman Between a Beet and a Cabbage

  • C. Cheung
  • History
    American Journal of Philology
  • 2021
Abstract:A graffito (CIL 4.4533) from a Pompeian carpentry workshop (VI.14.37) describes a knight as born Roman between a beet and a cabbage. This paper explores the graffito's possible meanings by

The Inn, Restaurant and Tavern Business in Ancient Pompeii

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