Category: roman

A spectacular aerial view of the expansive r…

A spectacular aerial view of the expansive ruins of the Roman military colony of Timgad (Batna), Algeria. The landmarks which are prominent in this image are the magnificent triumphal Arch of Trajan, ca. 100 AD and the well-preserved ancient theater. (Photo: Geo Steinmetz/John Trikeriotis). .

Detail of a colossal statue of Antinous as D…

Detail of a colossal statue of Antinous as Dionysos Osiris, marble, Roman, Vatican Museums, Rome, Italy. 

Fresco of Cupids and Psyche making sacrifices, Pompeii  [x]

Fresco of Cupids and Psyche making sacrifices, Pompeii  [x]

“No young buck is complete until he has fallen in love.”

“No young buck is complete until he has fallen in love.”

Roman graffiti

Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and…

Sarcophagus of a child with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.
Marble. 3rd cent. CE  [x]

The cupids decorating a tripod, Herculaneum  [x]

The cupids decorating a tripod, Herculaneum  [x]

ccssiopeia:mythology: pantheons, part 1

ccssiopeia:

mythology: pantheons, part 1

lxcuna: Greek Mythology Meme | Six Olympians [ 2 / 6 ]: Ares

lxcuna:

Greek Mythology Meme | Six Olympians [ 2 / 6 ]: Ares

Amors-jewellers. Fresco from the dinner hall of House of the…

Amors-jewellers. Fresco from the dinner hall of House of the Vettii in Pompeii. 60—79 CE  [x]

Eros and peacock. Fresco from the House of the Trojan Sacellum….

Eros and peacock.
Fresco from the House of the Trojan Sacellum. Second style. Ca. 80—20 BCE  [x]