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II.2.2 Pompeii. House of Loreius Tiburtinus or House of D. Octavius Quartio.

Excavated 1916, 1918, 1921, 1933-35 and 1973. Conservation 2015/16. Linked to II.2.5.

 

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Room “g”, pseudoperistyle.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking south through doorway from atrium 2 across pseudoperistyle “g”.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking south through doorway from atrium 2 across pseudoperistyle “g”.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking east across restored garden in pseudoperistyle "g". 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking east across restored garden in pseudoperistyle “g”.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking south-east across pseudo-peristyle area “g” towards garden “l”, after conservation. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking south-east across pseudo-peristyle area “g” towards garden “l”, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking south-east across pseudoperistyle area “g”towards garden.

II.2.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking south-east across pseudo-peristyle area “g” towards garden.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking east across pseudo-peristyle area “g”. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Looking east across pseudo-peristyle area “g”, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking east across peristyle area “g”.

II.2.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Looking east across pseudo-peristyle area “g”.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail of painted east wall of pseudo-peristyle area “g”, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Detail of painted east wall of pseudo-peristyle area “g”, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii.   Looking north across peristyle area “g”.  Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

II.2.2 Pompeii.  Looking north across pseudoperistyle area “g”.

Photographed 1970-79 by Günther Einhorn, picture courtesy of his son Ralf Einhorn.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. 1961. Looking north across pseudoperistyle area “g” towards atrium 2. 
Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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II.2.2 Pompeii. 1961. Looking north across pseudoperistyle area “g” towards atrium 2.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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Room “h”, triclinium with scenes of Troy, Heracles and Achilles.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room “h”, triclinium with walls painted with scenes of myths. 
Two friezes occupy the middle upper zones of the four walls and they continue all around the room, interrupted only by the door openings.
In the large upper frieze are eight episodes from the life of Heracles. 
Below these in the narrower 30cm high frieze are scenes from the Iliad.

II.2.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room “h”, triclinium with walls painted with scenes of myths.

Two friezes occupy the middle upper zones of the four walls and they continue all around the room, interrupted only by the door openings.

In the large upper frieze are eight episodes from the life of Heracles.

Below these in the narrower 30cm high frieze are scenes from the Iliad.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, looking towards the west wall and north-west corner, after conservation.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.
Della Corte identifies the following scenes in the narrow central frieze:

North wall: 
A group of heroes with the inscription ….YGES (possibly Phryges) [at extreme west end]
[Following] Patrocles fighting on a wagon and with the arms of Achilles, with the inscriptions XANTUS, BADIUS and PATROCLOS
[Following the previous] Thetis gives the weapons to her son; Automedon readies the chariot: with the inscriptions THETIS, BADIUS, ACHiLL[e]S and AUTO[me]DON
At the east extremity, after a gap whose fragments were perhaps dispersed in preceding explorations, the body of Hector dragged by the chariot. With the inscriptions [hect]OR and AUTOMEDON

East wall:
The Funeral of Patroclus
Games in his honour
Ransom of body of Hector

South wall: (Left to right)
Apollo firing arrows causing a plague throughout the Greek army [West end]
A horse is being watered, guarded by a hero [opposite end]

West wall:
Scene of combat with inscriptions to DANAUS and …AON
Scene of combat with inscriptions to AI(ax) TELAMONIUS and HECTOR

See Della Corte in Maiuri, A., 1928. Nuovi Scavi nella Via dell’Abbondanza. Milano: Hoepli. (p. 111-2).

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, looking towards the west wall and north-west corner, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

Della Corte identifies the following scenes from the Iliad in the narrow central frieze:

 

North wall:

A group of heroes with the inscription ….YGES (possibly Phryges) [at extreme west end]

[Following] Patrocles fighting on a wagon and with the arms of Achilles, with the inscriptions XANTUS, BADIUS and PATROCLOS

[Following the previous] Thetis gives the weapons to her son; Automedon readies the chariot: with the inscriptions THETIS, BADIUS, ACHiLL[e]S and AUTO[me]DON

At the east extremity, after a gap whose fragments were perhaps dispersed in preceding explorations, the body of Hector dragged by the chariot. With the inscriptions [hect]OR and AUTOMEDON

 

East wall:

The Funeral of Patroclus

Games in his honour

Ransom of body of Hector

 

South wall: (Left to right)

Apollo firing arrows causing a plague throughout the Greek army [West end]

A horse is being watered, guarded by a hero [opposite end]

 

West wall:

Scene of combat with inscriptions to DANAUS and …AON

Scene of combat with inscriptions to AI(ax) TELAMONIUS and HECTOR

 

See Della Corte in Maiuri, A., 1928. Nuovi Scavi nella Via dell’Abbondanza. Milano: Hoepli. (p. 111-2).

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, west wall and north-west corner, after conservation. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, west wall and north-west corner, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, detail from north end of west wall.
From left to right in the large frieze are three episodes.
Heracles on the pyre, Deianeira and Nessus and Heracles, Deianeira and Nessus.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.
See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 225.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, detail from north end of west wall.

From left to right in the large frieze are three episodes.

Heracles on the pyre, Deianeira and Nessus and Heracles, Deianeira and Nessus.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 225.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north end of west wall. Frieze of Heracles, Deianeira and Nessus.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.
See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 225.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north end of west wall. Frieze of Heracles, Deianeira and Nessus.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 225.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, west wall, showing narrow frieze above the marbled zoccolo after conservation. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.
This shows two combat scenes. On the left is the battle at the wall. Right is the battle at the ships.
See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 225.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, west wall, showing narrow frieze above the marbled zoccolo after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

This shows two combat scenes. On the left is the battle at the wall. Right is the battle at the ships.

See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 225.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north wall.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room “h”, north wall of triclinium. In the narrow frieze above the marbled band are scenes from the Iliad. Left to right: Patrocles fighting on a wagon and with the arms of Achilles, with the inscriptions XANTUS, BADIUS and PATROCLOS 
Thetis gives the weapons to her son; Automedon readies the chariot: with the inscriptions THETIS, BADIUS, ACHiLL[e]S and AUTO[me]DON
At the east end is The body of Hector being dragged by the chariot. With the inscriptions [hect]OR and AUTOMEDON
See Della Corte in Maiuri, A., 1928. Nuovi Scavi nella Via dell’Abbondanza. Milano: Hoepli. (p. 111-2).

II.2.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room “h”, north wall of triclinium.

In the narrow frieze above the marbled band are scenes from the Iliad. Left to right:

Patrocles fighting on a wagon and with the arms of Achilles, with the inscriptions XANTUS, BADIUS and PATROCLOS

Thetis gives the weapons to her son; Automedon readies the chariot: with the inscriptions THETIS, BADIUS, ACHiLL[e]S and AUTO[me]DON

At the east end is the body of Hector being dragged by the chariot. With the inscriptions [hect]OR and AUTOMEDON

See Della Corte in Maiuri, A., 1928. Nuovi Scavi nella Via dell’Abbondanza. Milano: Hoepli. (p. 111-2).

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north wall upper zone. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north wall upper zone.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, west end of north wall after conservation. 
Iliad frieze, possibly the Body of Sarpedon, above the marbled zoccolo. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, west end of north wall after conservation.

Iliad frieze, possibly the Body of Sarpedon, above the marbled zoccolo.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north wall. Patroclus fights wearing the armour of Achilles. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north wall. Patroclus fights wearing the armour of Achilles.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, marble style zoccolo or lower part of north wall. 
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, marble style zoccolo or lower part of north wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, upper north wall in north-east corner. Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, upper north wall in north-east corner.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2 2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north wall of triclinium lower frieze. 
Thetis gives the weapons to her son Achilles (on left); 
Automedon (Achilles charioteer) readies Achilles chariot (on right): 
These had the inscriptions THETIS, BADIUS, ACHiLL[e]S and AUTO[me]DON.
See Della Corte in Maiuri, A., 1928. Nuovi Scavi nella Via dell’Abbondanza. Milano: Hoepli. (p. 111-2).
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2 2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north wall of triclinium lower frieze.

Thetis gives the weapons to her son Achilles (on left);

Automedon (Achilles charioteer) readies Achilles chariot (on right):

These had the inscriptions THETIS, BADIUS, ACHiLL[e]S and AUTO[me]DON.

See Della Corte in Maiuri, A., 1928. Nuovi Scavi nella Via dell’Abbondanza. Milano: Hoepli. (p. 111-2).

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2 2 Pompeii. December 2006. Room “h”, north wall of triclinium. Detail of a scene from the history of Troy. 
Thetis gives the weapons to her son Achilles (on left); Automedon (Achilles charioteer) readies Achilles chariot (on right): 
These had the inscriptions THETIS, BADIUS, ACHiLL[e]S and AUTO[me]DON.
See Della Corte in Maiuri, A., 1928. Nuovi Scavi nella Via dell’Abbondanza. Milano: Hoepli. (p. 111-2).

II.2 2 Pompeii. December 2006. Room “h”, north wall of triclinium. Detail of a scene from the history of Troy.

Thetis gives the weapons to her son Achilles (on left);

Automedon (Achilles charioteer) readies Achilles chariot (on right):

These had the inscriptions THETIS, BADIUS, ACHiLL[e]S and AUTO[me]DON.

See Della Corte in Maiuri, A., 1928. Nuovi Scavi nella Via dell’Abbondanza. Milano: Hoepli. (p. 111-2).

 

II.2 2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north wall of triclinium, east end. 
The corpse of Hector is being dragged behind a chariot.
With the inscriptions [Hect]OR and AUTOMEDON
See Della Corte in Maiuri, A., 1928. Nuovi Scavi nella Via dell’Abbondanza. Milano: Hoepli. (p. 111-2).
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2 2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, north wall of triclinium, east end.

The corpse of Hector is being dragged behind a chariot.

With the inscriptions [Hect]OR and AUTOMEDON

See Della Corte in Maiuri, A., 1928. Nuovi Scavi nella Via dell’Abbondanza. Milano: Hoepli. (p. 111-2).

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, East wall and ceiling, after conservation.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, East wall and ceiling, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, East wall, after conservation.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, East wall, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, East side, after conservation.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, East side, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, marble style zoccolo or lower part of east wall.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, marble style zoccolo or lower part of east wall.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall, after conservation.
The larger upper section depicts three scenes
Telamon and Laomedon
Heracles and Laomedon, King of Troy and 
Hesione and Telamon.
The narrower lower section shows stories from the Trojan War featuring Achilles.
The Funeral of Patroclus.
Games in his honour.
Ransom of the body of Hector.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall, after conservation.

The larger upper section depicts three scenes

Telamon and Laomedon

Heracles and Laomedon, King of Troy and

Hesione and Telamon.

The narrower lower section shows stories from the Trojan War featuring Achilles.

The Funeral of Patroclus.

Games in his honour.

Ransom of the body of Hector.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall after conservation.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. July 2011. Room “h”, east wall of triclinium. The upper section depicts Hercules’ battle with and killing of Laomedon, King of Troy. The lower section shows stories from the Trojan War featuring Achilles. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

II.2.2 Pompeii. July 2011. Room “h”, east wall of triclinium.

The upper section depicts Hercules’ battle with and killing of Laomedon, King of Troy.

The narrower lower section shows stories from the Trojan War featuring Achilles.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall, after conservation.
The larger upper section depicting Telamon and Laomedon, King of Troy.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall, after conservation.

The larger upper section depicting Telamon and Laomedon, King of Troy.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall, after conservation.
The larger upper section depicting Heracles and Laomedon, King of Troy.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall, after conservation.

The larger upper section depicting Heracles and Laomedon, King of Troy.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. December 2006. Room “h”, east wall of triclinium. Hercules’ battle with Laomedon, King of Troy. The lower section shows stories from the Trojan War featuring Achilles.

II.2.2 Pompeii. December 2006. Room “h”, east wall of triclinium.

Hercules’ battle with Laomedon, King of Troy.

The lower section shows stories from the Trojan War featuring Achilles.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall and part of south wall, after conservation.
The larger upper section depicting Hesione and Telamon.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall and part of south wall, after conservation.

The larger upper section depicting Hesione and Telamon.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall, after conservation.
The larger upper section depicting Hesione and Telamon.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall, after conservation.

The larger upper section depicting Hesione and Telamon.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall. Funeral of Patroclus.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall. Funeral of Patroclus.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall. Detail of funeral bier of Patroclus.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall. Detail of funeral bier of Patroclus.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall. Games to honour Patroclus. Three charioteers (Diomedes, Menelaus and Antilochus) race.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall. Games to honour Patroclus.

Three charioteers (Diomedes, Menelaus and Antilochus) race.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall. Games to honour Patroclus. Boxers fighting.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall. Games to honour Patroclus. Boxers fighting.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall of triclinium after conservation. 
Lower section with stories from the Trojan War featuring Achilles.
Led by Hermes, Priam takes a wagon out of Troy, across the plains, and enters the Greek camp unnoticed.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, east wall of triclinium after conservation.

Lower section with stories from the Trojan War featuring Achilles.

Led by Hermes, Priam takes a wagon out of Troy, across the plains, and enters the Greek camp unnoticed.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. Room “h”, east wall of triclinium. A kneeling King Priam pleads with Achilles for the body of Hector. 
A slave carries gifts from the cart. 
A group of Achaean warriors are behind Achilles who sits dressed in a mantle with his right hand on his shield.
See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 238, fig. 9.3.

II.2.2 Pompeii. Room “h”, east wall of triclinium. A kneeling King Priam pleads with Achilles for the body of Hector.

A slave carries gifts from the cart.

A group of Achaean warriors are behind Achilles who sits dressed in a mantle with his right hand on his shield.

See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 238, fig. 9.3.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall, after conservation. Priam sits on his night watch in a rocky landscape and accompanied only by Ideus.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall, after conservation.

Priam sits on his night watch in a rocky landscape and accompanied only by Ideus.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall and part of south wall, after conservation.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall and part of south wall, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall and south wall, after conservation. 
On the right of the south wall a boy is watering two horses, said to be XANTUS and BALIUS given to Achilles by Peleus.
On the left of the south wall the embassy to Achilles (between two sets of rocks), consisting of the heavily armed Phoenix, Odysseus and Telamonian Ajax goes towards Achilles tent.
On the east wall in his tent sits a nude Achilles in thoughtful pose. Patroclus, fully armed, is next to him.
See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 235-6.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall and south wall, after conservation.

On the right of the south wall a boy is watering two horses, said to be XANTUS and BALIUS given to Achilles by Peleus.

On the left of the south wall the embassy to Achilles (between two sets of rocks), consisting of the heavily armed Phoenix, Odysseus and Telamonian Ajax goes towards Achilles tent.

On the east wall in his tent sits a nude Achilles in thoughtful pose. Patroclus, fully armed, is next to him.

See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 235-6.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall, after conservation. 
In his tent a naked Achilles sits in thoughtful pose, sceptre in his left hand and his sword leaning against his seat. Patroclus, fully armed, is next to him.
See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 235-6.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall, after conservation.

In his tent a naked Achilles sits in thoughtful pose, sceptre in his left hand and his sword leaning against his seat. Patroclus, fully armed, is next to him.

See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 235-6.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall of triclinium. 
Phoenix, with his two companions behind him, kneels in front of Achilles who is seated on the left.
See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 235-6.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south end of east wall of triclinium.

Phoenix, with his two companions behind him, kneels in front of Achilles who is seated on the left.

See Lorenz K., 2013. In Epic Visions: Visuality in Greek and Latin Epic and its Reception. Cambridge U.P., p. 235-6.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south wall in south-west corner. after conservation.
Above this was the narrow frieze with Apollo firing arrows inflicting the plague on the Achaean camp.
On the frieze was the word LOIMOS (plague or pestilence).
Above that was the large frieze of the deification of Heracles.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south wall in south-west corner. after conservation.

Above this was the narrow frieze with Apollo firing arrows inflicting the plague on the Achaean camp.

On the frieze was the word LOIMOS (plague or pestilence).

Above that was the large frieze of the deification of Heracles.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south wall in south-east corner after conservation.
Large frieze depicting Heracles seated on a rock and placing a Phrygian cap on the head of the young Priam, investing him as the new King of Troy. 
Priam holds a sceptre in his left hand.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, south wall in south-east corner after conservation.

Large frieze depicting Heracles seated on a rock and placing a Phrygian cap on the head of the young Priam, investing him as the new King of Troy.

Priam holds a sceptre in his left hand.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room “h”, south-east corner of triclinium.

II.2.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room “h”, south-east corner of triclinium.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, looking east to stucco on ceiling, after conservation.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, looking east to stucco on ceiling, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Room “h”, ceiling of triclinium.

II.2.2 Pompeii. December 2005. Room “h”, ceiling of triclinium.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room “h”, ceiling of triclinium.

II.2.2 Pompeii. March 2009. Room “h”, ceiling of triclinium.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, stucco on ceiling, after conservation.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, stucco on ceiling, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, detail of stucco on ceiling, after conservation.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, detail of stucco on ceiling, after conservation.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, patterned floor.
Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

II.2.2 Pompeii. May 2016. Room “h”, patterned floor.

Photo courtesy of Buzz Ferebee.

 

 

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