A Roman house in Herculaneum ~ an ancient Roman town destroyed by volcanic pyroclastic flows in 79 A., located in the territory of today's commune of Ercolano, in the Italian region of Campania in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius.
Reconstruction of the thermopolium of Vetutius Placidus on the Via dell'Abbondanza in However only barbarians wore moustaches, not a civilized Roman. There is even no Latin word for moustache. Drawing by Andrea Tosolini
The Hazards of Roman Sewers. I have spent an awful lot of time in Roman sewers, enough to earn me the nickname Queen of Latrines from my friends. The Etruscans laid the first underground sewers in the city of Rome around 5