Songs about Pompeii

Most of you are probably familiar with the song “Pompeii”, released by Bastille in 2013. A few weeks ago, Rachele De Felice sent me this link, of a rather nice Latin translation of the song. She expressed some disappointment that the song had not been translated into Oscan, as the more ancient language of Pompeii,…

Reblogged: Samnites in Pompeii

Originally posted on Pompeian Connections:
Yesterday came a rather exciting announcement that a Samnite grave has been discovered in Pompeii. The details revealed thus far include that a skeleton, belonging to a woman approximately forty to fifty years old, complete with grave goods including numerous jars still containing traces of their original contents, has been…