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RonPaulConservative
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10/26/2016 4:12:22 AM
Posted: 1 month ago
So I'[m doing an assignment on Roman society and culture, and in doing this assignment I found this roman painting:
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Yes they did know how to have fun didn't they?
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11/11/2016 5:00:34 PM
Posted: 3 weeks ago
At 11/10/2016 2:31:45 AM, Archaholic wrote:
It looks like a ritual. Don't be dirty-minded.

The Romans are famous for their pornographic house paintings and ceramic artworks. When Pompeii was first excavated from the volcanic ash the 'prudish' archeologists of the time painted over many of them. They would have been on display to every one visiting their houses in roman times.

http://corvus.freeshell.org...

Don't forget they staged real battles just for entertainment.
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11/12/2016 1:32:54 AM
Posted: 3 weeks ago
At 11/11/2016 5:00:34 PM, chui wrote:
At 11/10/2016 2:31:45 AM, Archaholic wrote:
It looks like a ritual. Don't be dirty-minded.

The Romans are famous for their pornographic house paintings and ceramic artworks. When Pompeii was first excavated from the volcanic ash the 'prudish' archeologists of the time painted over many of them. They would have been on display to every one visiting their houses in roman times.

http://corvus.freeshell.org...

Don't forget they staged real battles just for entertainment.

Thanks for the info. I had some knowledge about it. But I have doubts about the very first picture in this topic becasue there is nothing explicit, at least not for me. Unlikewise, the pictures you provided are definitely explicit.

Nude pictures are very common in roman culture, but they are not necessarily porn.

BR
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11/14/2016 4:24:00 PM
Posted: 3 weeks ago
At 10/26/2016 4:12:22 AM, RonPaulConservative wrote:

-belongs in the art forum :D
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11/16/2016 6:08:33 PM
Posted: 3 weeks ago
At 11/14/2016 4:15:54 PM, Quadrunner wrote:
I can't tell what the girl on the right is holding

I think that is a gig leaf between her butt cheeks.