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Gardens of Pompeii as Roman Legacy

Roman wallpainting from the House of the Golden Bracelets, Pompeii (Image courtesy of The Telegraph and British Museum) By Cher Stone Beall – Gardens are...

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Volcano Lovers: Exhibition review, Hypo Kunsthalle, Munich, November 2013 – 23 March 2014

Fig. 1: Bacchus and Mount Vesuvius, Fresco, Pompeii, House of the Centenary, AD 68–79, Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, (Photo © Fotografica Foglia, Naples) By...

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The Exotic History of Citrus

The Exotic History of Citrus

Nephrite jade Buddha’s hand citron, 9 cm long, Qing Dynasty, 18th c. (Photo public domain) By Patrick Hunt – People have known for millennia some of...

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Campanian Wine from Vesuvius: Cantina del Vesuvio

Campanian Wine from Vesuvius: Cantina del Vesuvio

Vesuvius Vineyard of Cantina del Vesuvio (Photo: P. Hunt, 2011) By Patrick Hunt – On the southern flanks of Mt. Vesuvius in Campania south of Naples, here...

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Plato’s Circle in the Mosaic of Pompeii

Plato’s Circle in the Mosaic of Pompeii

By Katherine Joplin   Plato's Academy, Mosaic from Villa of T. Siminius Stephanus, Pompeii (photo courtesy of Branislav Slantchev) Although the literary...

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