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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . Mercury, from a painting. 318 POMPEII.. ^^^©C«.-.V Dancing Faun. CHAPTEE IV. HOUSES OF PANSA AND SALLUST. The house which we are now about to describe is, in respectof regularity of plan and extent, the most remarkable containedwithin the walls. It was evidently the residence of one of thechief men of Pompeii, and from the words PANSAM. MD.painted in red near the principal entrance, but now obli

. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . Mercury, from a painting. 318 POMPEII.. ^^^©C«.-.V Dancing Faun. CHAPTEE IV. HOUSES OF PANSA AND SALLUST. The house which we are now about to describe is, in respectof regularity of plan and extent, the most remarkable containedwithin the walls. It was evidently the residence of one of thechief men of Pompeii, and from the words PANSAM. MD.painted in red near the principal entrance, but now obli Stock Photo
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. Pompeii; its history, buildings and antiquities : an account of the destruction of the city, with a full description of the remains, and of the recent excavations and also an itinerary for visitors . Mercury, from a painting. 318 POMPEII.. ^^^©C«.-.V Dancing Faun. CHAPTEE IV. HOUSES OF PANSA AND SALLUST. The house which we are now about to describe is, in respectof regularity of plan and extent, the most remarkable containedwithin the walls. It was evidently the residence of one of thechief men of Pompeii, and from the words PANSAM. MD.painted in red near the principal entrance, but now obliterated, has been usually denominated the House of Pansa.* It iswell observed, however, by Mazois, that the name being in theaccusative, this is evidently one of the laudatory inscriptionsin honour of an aedile, or some other high officer, common inPompeii; and that though the sedile Pansa is as likely tohave lived here as any other person, there is no dependenceon the correctness of the name thus given. We shall con-tinue, however, for the sake of clearness, to use the nameunder which it is generally known. Several inscriptionsbearing the name of Cuspius Pansa, ^dile, have been found.By reference to the map, in which it is marked,

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