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The House of the Tragic Poet

Lecture no. 14 from the course: Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City

The House of the Tragic Poet

Taught by Professor Steven L. Tuck | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Tour the house that was the setting for the famous historical novel The Last Days of Pompeii, by Edward Bulwer-Lytton. Trace the activities of the owner, guests, and visitors, and consider how the design and artwork of the house reflect the life of prosperous Pompeians.


July 9, 2016