Why do not you share the expenses and arrange with other cruise passengers a great day in the Gulf of Naples with a comfortable bus with driver and a private tour guide? We have organized for you a guided tour to Naples-Pompei-Sorrento-Amalfi Coast (Positano). Contact us by e-mail email@example.com for further info.
This sumptuous villa was built just out-side the Porta Ercolano gate in sight of the town walls. An entrance on Via dei Sepolcri led straight into the 14-column peristyle around which the various rooms and living quarters of the house were situated. The house’s bath area was situated in a triangular space between the road and the peristyle while the triclinium/living room opposite commanded a view over the Gulf of Naples and the large garden below. In the centre of the garden was an open-air triclinium with a swimming pool surrounded by a covered gallery (cryptoporticus). Here the master of the house, with his ‘treasure’ of 1356 sesterces, and other 18 people, mainl ... continue
RECIPE OF THE DAY OF THE ANCIENT POMPEII
LOCUSTAS ET SCILLAS (Big Shrimps)
(Apic. exc. 17) Ingredients:
500 g cooked and prepared big shrimps
1 tsp green pepper
1 tblsp Privet
1/2 tsp ground celery seeds
2-3 tblsp vinegar
100 ml Liquamen (or 1/2 tsp salt)
4-5 hacked hard-boiled egg yolks
Cook shrimps. Then mesh ground pepper, celery seeds and privet. Pour
vinegar, Liquamen and egg yolks over it and mix thoroughly. Pour the
mixture over the shrimps and serve.
Love was a common topic of conversation in Pompeii. Feelings, passions, poetic love, sex, homosexuality, prostitution and so forth were all part of daily life and not a source of prejudice. The concept of “obscenity” seems to have been unknown. Love and sex were considered earthly practices of a man’s life that were encouraged by the benevolence of Venus. The thousands of examples of graffiti found on the town’s walls are unequivocal proof of what the people of Pompeii thought about love and sex.