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Pompeii

Creators: N. Purcell
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An ancient city of Campania destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in AD 79; named as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.

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urban area, basilica, theatre, theater, agora, forum, plaza, settlement, amphitheatre, amphitheater


Place Untitled by N. Purcell — last modified Apr 28, 2013 06:07 AM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 44 F4 unnamed centuriation (Pompeii)
Place Necropolis of Porta Ercolano by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 02, 2015 12:46 PM
The Porta Ercolano necropolis, excavated between 1763 and 1838, is the best known of Pompeii's necropoleis, in use from the middle of the first century BC until the first century AD.
Place House of the cithara player by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 10, 2015 12:20 AM
The so-called "House of the cithara player" (I,4,5 and 25) opens both on to the Via Stabiana and the Via dell'Abbondanza. One of the largest aristocratic homes in Pompeii, it was formed from two adjoining properties.
Place Stabian Gate by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Mar 12, 2016 05:12 PM
A Roman city gate at the southern terminus of Strada Stabiana in Pompeii.
Place House of Menander by Valeria Vitale — last modified Aug 04, 2015 11:21 AM
A large Pompeian townhouse belonging to one Q. Poppaeus Sabinus at the time of its destruction (I, 10, 4, 14-16).
Place Porta Nola by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Mar 12, 2016 05:13 PM
A city gate located at the eastern terminus of the Strada di Nola. In antiquity, the gate was known as Porta Urbulana.
Place House of the Ara Maxima by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 10:14 AM
The House of the Ara Maxima, located on the Via del Vesuvio, is also known as the House of Pinarius and the House of Narcissus (VI, 16, 15-17).
Place House of Trebius Valens by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 10:05 AM
The House of Aulus Trebius Valens (III,2,1) is an atrium-style house in Pompeii that lies on the north side of Via dell'Abbondanza. It was first excavated in 1913.
Place House of the Gilded Cupids by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 12:52 PM
A Roman domus that once belonged to Cn. Poppaeus Habitus (VI 16,7).
Place Temple of Asclepius by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 02, 2015 11:27 AM
The Temple of Asclepius (VIII, 7, 25), located at the intersection of the Via del Tempio di Iside and the Via Stabiana, is also referred to as the Temple of Jupiter Meilichius.
Place Honorific arch by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Aug 04, 2015 10:41 AM
An honorific arch built in Pompeii near the intersection of the streets known by the modern names of the Via della Fortuna and the Via di Mercurio.
Place House of the Ceii by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 06:25 PM
A Roman house in Pompeii (I, 6, 15).
Place House of the Lararium of Achilles by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 11:50 AM
The so-called "House of the Lararium of Achilles" (I ,6 ,4) lies on the Via dell'Abbondanza. Excavated in 1912 and 1913, it is also known as the "House of the Ilion Sanctuary".
Place House of the garden of Hercules by Athanasia Varveri — last modified May 19, 2016 07:08 PM
The so-called "House of the Garden of Hercules" (II, 8, 6) is an example of an early "rowhouse" atrium building (third-second centuries BC) that was renovated in the first century BC.
Place Necropolis of Porta Nola by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jun 30, 2015 02:16 PM
An area with three tombs located outside the Porta di Nola.
Place House of the Prince of Naples by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 09:45 AM
An atrium house with an austere facade located on the west side of the Vicolo dei Vettii (VI 15, 7-8).
Place House of Publius Casca Longus by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 10, 2015 11:06 AM
The House of Publius Casca Longus (I, 6, 11) is located on the Via dell'Abbondanza and is also known as the Casa dei Quadretti Teatrali.
Place Samnite Palaestra by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jun 30, 2015 12:12 PM
The so-called "Samnite Palaestra" (VIII, 7, 29) lies behind the temple of Isis. A dedication in the Oscan language dates to the second half of the second century BC.
Place Herculaneum Gate by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 02, 2015 11:31 AM
The "Herculaneum Gate" was a city gate of Pompeii located at the northern terminus of the Via Consolare. The gate originally incorporated three passageways.
Place Temple of Isis by Valeria Vitale — last modified Jun 30, 2015 12:23 PM
The Temple of Isis (VIII, 7, 28) is a sanctuary sacred to Isis that dates from the second century BC.
Place House of the Ancient Hunt by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Mar 12, 2016 04:54 PM
A well-appointed atrium house with Fourth Style wall paintings (VII,4,48).
Place Lupanar by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jun 30, 2015 09:42 PM
The Lupanar (or Lupanare Grande) (VII, 12, 18–20) is located east of the forum at the intersection of Vico del Lupanare and Vico del Balcone Pensile. It is the largest of Pompeii's brothels.
Place House of Obellius Firmus by Athanasia Varveri — last modified May 25, 2016 04:28 PM
The House of M. Obellius Firmus lies south of the Via di Nola and is also known as the House of the Count of Turin. Excavated in 1910, the house's name is derived from electoral graffiti found on the site. (IX, 14, 2, 4, a, b)
Place Doric temple by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 10:21 AM
A temple of the Doric order (VIII,7,30-34) located in the so-called Triangular Forum of Pompeii.
Place Porta Nocera by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jun 30, 2015 02:33 PM
A city gate of Pompeii located at the southern terminus of Strada di Porta Nocera.
Place Temple of Vespasian by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jun 30, 2015 01:03 PM
The "Temple of Vespasian" (VII, 9, 2), also referred to as Aedes Genii Augusti, is situated between the Temple of the Lares Publici and the Building of Eumachia on the eastern side of the forum of Pompeii. Its precise attribution is still a matter of debate.
Place House of the Dioscuri by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 02, 2015 02:52 PM
A large and well-appointed house that takes its name from frescoes of Castor and Pollux (VI, 9, 6).
Place House of Apollo by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 12:43 PM
Located on the Via di Mercurio, the so-called House of Apollo draws its name from a cycle of frescoes of the myth of Apollo found at the rear of the garden. One M. Herenullius Communis, whose name appears on a ring found in 1830, may have been the owner (VI, 7, 23).
Place Villa of the Mysteries by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Jun 24, 2015 01:17 PM
A Roman villa located northwest of Pompeii.
Place Forum granary by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Aug 04, 2015 11:51 AM
Roman granaries of the forum in Pompeii. (VII,7,29)
Place Sanctuary of the Public Lares by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Aug 04, 2015 10:37 AM
A sanctuary located on the east side of Pompeii's forum (VII, 9, 3), the Sanctuary of the Public Lares was likely built after AD 62. The sanctuary measures ca. 18 x 21 m and centers on an open central courtyard.
Place Mensa Ponderaria by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 01, 2015 01:20 PM
The Mensa ponderaria (VII,7,31) was an official public office adjacent to the forum of Pompeii wherein weights and measures were regulated. This location was in use from the late second century BC.
Place Thermopolium of Vetutius Placidus by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 09:57 AM
The house and thermopolium of Vetutius Placidus (I,8,8) opens directly onto the south side of the Via dell'Abbondanza.
Place Garden of the Fugitives by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Aug 04, 2015 11:10 AM
The so-called "Garden of the Fugitives" (I, 21,1) is an area of the city that was once given over to habitation but that in the final phase of the city was a vineyard with a summer triclinium. Excavation campaigns of the 1960s and 1970s discovered 13 human victims of the AD 79 eruption that destroyed the city.
Place House of Venus in the shell by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 06:07 PM
Located on the Via dell'Abbondanza, the so-called "House of Venus in the shell" is also known as the House of D. Lucretius Satrius Valens.
Place House of the geometric mosaics by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Aug 04, 2015 10:06 AM
The House of the geometric mosaics (VIII,2,14-16) is a large domus of more than 60 rooms that was achieved by combining two third/second century BC houses.
Place House of the Moralist by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 11:47 AM
The so-called House of the Moralist, also known as the House of M. Epidius Hymenaeus, is located on the Via dell'Abbondanza. The house was formed from two connecting properties that belonged to two related wine-merchants, T. Arrius Polites and M. Epidius Hymenaeus ( III, 4, 2-3).
Place Forum Boarium by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 02, 2015 11:12 AM
The so-called "Forum Boarium" in Pompeii was erroneously named by its 1755 excavators who discovered the bones of large bovids and assigned the name that still is used to describe this insula in Pompeii's Regio II (II, 5).
Place Temple of Apollo by Valeria Vitale — last modified Mar 26, 2016 02:04 PM
The Temple of Apollo (VII,7,32) in Pompeii is one of the city's oldest cults, dating to the sixth century BC. The sanctuary assumed its present appearance in the second century BC.
Place House of Marcus Lucretius Fronto by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 02, 2015 12:22 PM
The House of M. Lucretius Fronto (V, 4, a, 11), situated off the north side of the Via di Nola, is an example of a refined domus that is small in size but with opulent Third and Fourth style wall paintings.
Place House of Pansa by Valeria Vitale — last modified Jul 28, 2015 06:38 PM
The House of Pansa (VI,6,1) is an atrium house in Pompeii that occupies an entire insula. Architectural elements date the structure ca. 140-120 BC in its original phase. The merchant and duumvir Cn. Alleius Nigidius Maius owned the property.
Place Porta Marina by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jun 30, 2015 03:48 PM
A city gate at the western terminus of the Strada della Marina.
Place Temple of Jupiter by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jun 30, 2015 12:11 PM
The Temple of Jupiter (VII,8,1) in Pompeii sits at the north end of the forum. It was built in the middle of the second century BC.
Place Forum baths by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 06:21 PM
A bath complex adjacent to Pompeii's forum that was built after 80 BC (VII,5,24).
Place House of Sallust by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Feb 06, 2016 12:46 PM
The House of Sallust (VI 2,4) is a domus in Pompeii that assumes its final form around the second century B.C.
Place House of the surgeon by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 06:20 PM
The so-called "House of the Surgeon" is considered to be one of the oldest domus in Pompeii. (VI, 1, 10, 23)
Place Necropolis of Porta Vesuvio by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 01, 2015 04:55 PM
A necropolis of Pompeii located outside the so-called "Porta Vesuvio".
Place House of Meleager by Valeria Vitale — last modified Feb 07, 2016 11:21 AM
The so-called "House of Meleager" (VI.9.2) is a domus in Pompeii of the "Samnite" type that was excavated first in 1829, then again in 1836 and 1966. The interior boasts rich painted decoration corresponding to Mau's first, third, and fourth styles.
Place Central Baths by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 01, 2015 05:24 PM
A bath complex (IX, 4, 5-18) located at the intersection of the Via Stabiana and Via di Nola that was built following the earthquake of AD 62.
Place Triangular Forum by Athanasia Varveri — last modified Jul 29, 2015 11:42 AM
A triangular plaza with an Ionic propylon that was surrounded by 95 Doric columns. A Doric order temple sits in the forum.


Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 44 F4 Pompeii

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Pompei Scavi

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Purcell, N.. "Places: 433032 (Pompeii)". Pleiades. <http://pleiades.stoa.org/places/433032> [Accessed: May 31, 2016 5:41 pm]

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