Lecture 15: Flavian Baroque and Pompeii

 

Titus Flavius Vespasianus (b. AD 9 - d. AD 79)

Titus Flavius Vespasianus (b. AD 39 - d. AD 81)

Titus Flavius Domitianus (b. AD 51 - d. AD 96)

Jewish War (AD 66-73)

Judaea

Flavius Josephus

Masada

Arch of Titus

Rabirius

Domus Flavia

Domus Augustana

dominus et deus

damnatio memoriae

Cancellaria reliefs

Nerva (AD 96-98)

24 August, A.D. 79

Mt. Vesuvius

Pliny the Elder

Misenum

Pompeii

Herculaneum

Pliny the Younger

Oplontis

 

Click here to see an English translation of Pliny the Younger's letters to Tacitus

detailing the eruption of Vesuvius and the death of his uncle Pliny the Elder