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Choregos actors MAN Napoli Inv9986 - Culture of ancient Rome - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

drasthenes: “ Roman mosaic depicting actors and an aulos player (House of the Tragic Poet, Pompeii) Choregos and actors ”

Gladiatori e Bestiari - This mosaic depicts some of the entertainments that would have been offered at the games.

IThis mosaic from Dar Buc Ammera villa (Zliten) and now in Jamahiriya Museum of Tripoli, Libya, depicts some of the entertainments that would have been offered at the games.

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The Sacrifice of Iphigeneia, a mythological depiction of a sacrificial procession on a mosaic from Empúries, Spain

Pompeii ~ Casa degli Amorini Dorati or House of the Golden Cupids or Domus Cn. Poppaei Habiti or House of Gnaeus Poppaeus Habitus ~ Excavated 1903-5 ~  Looking west across garden area towards large triclinium, a formal dining area in a Roman home. 1957

Pompeii ~ Casa degli Amorini Dorati or House of the Golden Cupids or Domus Cn. Poppaei Habiti or House of Gnaeus Poppaeus Habitus ~ Excavated ~ Looking west across garden area towards large triclinium, a formal dining area in a Roman home.

Ancient Greek & Roman Mosaic: Aphrodite & the Erotes Museum Collection: Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia Type: Mosaic Date: C4th AD Period: Imperial Roman  SUMMARY  The goddess Aphrodite crowned with a halo, drives a chariot drawn by four winged Erotes (love gods).

Ancient Greek & Roman Mosaic: Aphrodite & the Erotes Museum Collection: Bardo Museum, Tunis, Tunisia Type: Mosaic Date: AD Period: Imperial Roman SUMMARY The goddess Aphrodite crowned with a halo, drives a chariot drawn by four winged Erotes (love gods).

Scena nilotica con anatre e due ibis - dalla Casa del Fauno di Pompei - Museo Arch. Naz. Napoli

Roman mosaic work in ancient Pompeii. Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy (All photo's in my photostream are made without flash)

#Pompeii  --  Roman Mosaic Work Excavated From Ancient Pompeii  --  Archaeological Museum  --  Naples, Italy

Roman Mosaic Work Excavated From Ancient Pompeii -- Archaeological Museum -- Naples, Italy

Byzantine, Eastern Mediterranean, probably Syria Mosaic Fragment with Grazing Camel, 4th-5th century A.D. Art Institute Chicago

Byzantine, Eastern Mediterranean, probably Syria Mosaic Fragment with Grazing Camel, century A.

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Lion and Old Man. Link leads to pictures of more amazing mosaics from the villa and more info

Zliten Mosaic of Murmillo vs. Thracian (2 A.D.) Roman floor mosaic, Zliten, Libya, on display at The Archaeological Museum of Tripoli

Zliten Mosaic of Murmillo vs.) Roman floor mosaic, Zliten, Libya, on display at The Archaeological Museum of Tripoli

Thetis riding a hippokampos (delivering the arms of Akhilleus) Floor Mosaic, Eretria, century, BCE

Characters in Roman Comedy sometimes use—and sometimes abuse—an altar during the course of a play. At the end of Plautus' Mostellaria ("The Haunted House") the rascally slave Tranio flees to an altar as a refuge from his enraged master Theopropides who is threatening to beat him. The altar functions as a sort of asylum saving the slave from punishment.

Characters in Roman Comedy sometimes use—and sometimes abuse—an altar during the course of a play. At the end of Plautus' Mostellaria ("The Haunted House") the rascally slave Tranio flees to an altar as a refuge from his enraged master Theopropides who is threatening to beat him. The altar functions as a sort of asylum saving the slave from punishment.

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