In the traditional communities, the perceptions of the associated members on certain groups ranged from one region to the other. For instance, women in the ancient community held different positions. On the same note, diverse communities held different perceptions against women based on their traditions and values. While traditions play a crucial role in shaping the life and lifestyle of the community, the benefits help in defining the roles played by each party. This paper explores the role and position...
The ruins of Pompeii couldn’t be found until the architect Domenico Fontana discovered them in the 16th century. Excavations had begun in 1748 and those works were evaluated as the beginning of modern archeology in the mid-18th century. In the light of those excavations, the public buildings are mostly found in three parts of Pompeii: the Forum, the Triangular Forum and the Amphitheatre and Palaestra. The Forum was where the city’s urban life is spent, and the religious and the...
This essay is about the fresco ‘Punishment of Ixion’, but to understand this painting, historical background of it and the region in which this painting was located should be stated. In this regard, to explain, Pompeii was an ancient intellectual city near Naples in the Campania area of Italy. At those times, it is a Roman city and is really developed, so society is in tremendous abundance and richness. In this regard, Pompeii was a wealthy city and had many...
Pompeii is an ancient city located in what is now the commune of Pompeii near Naples in the Campania region of Italy. This is a city that was buried under 4-6 m of volcanic ash and pumice during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. In this essay, I want to describe my vision of the daily life of the inhabitants of this ancient Roman city, formed as a result of studying historical sources. In daily life process, everyone...
There are three primary types of evidence available to archaeologists in the study of the houses of Pompeii. Archaeologists can look at fixed, semi-fixed, and non-fixed remains. Fixed remains refer to the structure of the buildings, semi-fixed remains refer to larger items such as furniture, and non-fixed remains are simply the contents of the house which may include the remains of people and objects. Some of these types of evidence pose significant issues such as in the investigation of non-fixed...
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Estelle Lazer is an Australian/independent archaeologist and physical anthropologist who is independent and notorious for her archaeology work in Italy, Antarctica, the Middle East, Australia and countries across Europe. Whose work has heavily contributed and impacted our greater insight of Pompeii and Herculaneum. She has invested her work through lectures at the University of Sydney and Oxford. For more than 20 years, Lazer has based her work in Pompeii as of discovering human remains with scientific methods from the eruption...
In this essay, I am going to describe the five most famous historical places of Pompeii. Some of them have been preserved in perfect condition, while others have been damaged over the years. These are the places that the ancient inhabitants of Pompeii visited every day, watching a gladiator fight, going to the bath or walking around the city. Almost 2,000 years ago, these places were owned and cared for by the ancient inhabitants of Pompeii. The first place is...