Leda and the Swan in Pompeii

Leda and the Swan in Pompeii City A group of archaeologists work in the Pompeii archaeological park in southern Italy. There was a spectacular erotic fresco in very good condition. It is the Greek myth of seduction, embodied in Leda and the swan. It is a unique and exceptional find, said the director of the archaeological park, Massimo Osanna, when announcing the discovery. According to Greek mythology, Leda was the wife of Tindareo of Sparta. While she was walking along …

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History of Tourism: Pompeii 89 BC – 1970

History of Tourism, Pompeii 89 BC – 62AD History of Tourism: Pompeii in 89 BC was besieged by Lucio Cornelio Sila. And he surrendered in the year 80 a. After this episode, Sulla established a colony with the name of Colonia Cornelia Veneria Pompeianorum. The inhabitants received Roman citizenship shortly after, but were removed from part of their territory. The inhabitants of the municipality of Pompeii lost their political freedom. What Rome gave them was local administrative autonomy, in this …

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7 Pompeii Brothel Sex Paintings

Erotic Pompeii Paints Pompeii Brothel Sex Paintings: Pompeii is one of the most famous of the ancient Roman cities. It was preserved by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79. The streets of this city like nearby Herculaneum are literally covered with penis sculptures, symbols of luck and prosperity. In Pompeii there is a mural of the god Mercury that appears with a large erect penis. New images of a brothel excavated within Pompeii give a new insight into his …

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Traveler’s Checks: History of Tourism

In the history of tourism the travelers check had a prominent role. But there was a history of the middle ages although it seems incredible Traveler’s Checks & Knights Templar Traveler’s Checks History of Tourism: The unified Temple Church, between Fleet Street and the River Thames, was consecrated in 1185 as the London home of members of the Order of the Poor Knights of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon. Also known as the Knights Templar. The Knights Templar …

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Evolution of a Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome

Evolution of a Crane and Hoist in Ancient Rome  The Roman Empire invested a lot of time, effort and money developing new cranes for the construction of their buildings, bridges and especially aqueducts. They took the Greek’s crane as a model and improved it. Tripastos in Ancient Roman Empire In fact, the simplest Roman crane was the Tripastos. It consisted of a single beam jib, a lathe, a rope, and a block containing three pulleys. By maintaining a multiplication ratio of 3 to …

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