Pompeii

Culture
by Silvia Donati | Sun, 12/29/2019 - 23:06
A special new opening will welcome 2020 visitors to Pompeii: the Casa del Frutteto, or House of the Orchard. The small house, still under restoration, is…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/10/2019 - 00:00
Italian Carabinieri police detained a 20-year-old British tourist after she was caught removing the tiles of a mosaic at a house in Pompeii. The Carabinieri…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 12/19/2018 - 03:00
There’s a new set of rules for tourists visiting Pompeii. Enough with eating sandwiches while sitting on benches that are part of what once were inns; eating…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 05/29/2018 - 06:38
The remains of an adult, limping man have emerged in Pompeii in an area of new excavations, the so-called Regio V, at the corner between the Vicolo dei Balconi…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/18/2015 - 06:50
“Tangible and significant improvements”: thus UNESCO has described the state of affairs at Pompeii in a report early this year, recognizing the “considerable…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 05/28/2015 - 02:00
A major exhibition about the role of Pompeii as an inspiration for artists opened this week at the National Archeological Museum of Naples and, simultaneously…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/05/2014 - 02:00
Visitors to the California Science Center in Los Angeles can now get a glimpse of the lifestyle and tragic end of the ancient Roman society living in Pompeii…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:43
A section of a fresco was stolen last week from the famed archaeological site of Pompeii. The missing portion depicts the goddess Artemis seated in front of…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/19/2014 - 01:30
Pompeii, 79 A.D. Milo is an enslaved gladiator in love with the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman…
Culture
by Carol King | Sat, 09/07/2013 - 06:30
Germany is providing €10 million and a team of experts to help rescue Pompeii from decline. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pompeii has attracted adverse global…