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I.4.25 Pompeii. Domus L. Rapinasi Optati and I.4.5 Casa del Citarista or House of the Citharist or Casa di Apollo citaredo

or House of the Lyre Player or Domus L Popidius Secundus (Augustianus).

Linked to 1.4.5 and I.4.28. Excavated 1853-1861, 1868, 1872 and 1929.

Part 1                                Part 2

 

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We have combined the pictures of I.4.5 and 1.4.25 here.  See also combined room plan (opens in separate window)

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. Old undated postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker. Looking west across upper peristyle, with middle peristyle on the left. In the top right is the Via dell’Abbondanza leading to the Forum.

I.4.25 Pompeii. Old undated postcard. Photo courtesy of Drew Baker.

Looking west across upper peristyle, with middle peristyle on the left.

In the top right is the Via dell’Abbondanza leading to the Forum.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. Late 19th or early 20th century postcard. Looking south-west across upper peristyle and middle peristyle. On the top left are the mountains of the Sorrentine peninsula, and beneath them on the left, is the theatre area. Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

I.4.25 Pompeii. Late 19th or early 20th century postcard.

Looking south-west across peristyles.  

On the top left are the mountains of the Sorrentine peninsula, and beneath them on the left, is the theatre area.

Photo courtesy of Rick Bauer.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. March 2009.  Entrance doorway on Via dell'Abbondanza.

I.4.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Entrance doorway on Via dell’Abbondanza.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2004.  Looking towards east side of entrance and staircase.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2004.

Looking towards east side of entrance and staircase.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. 1964. Looking towards east side of entrance and staircase. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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I.4.25 Pompeii. 1964. Looking towards east side of entrance and staircase.

Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2004. West side of entrance doorway with face on wall.
According to Della Corte, the following “vulgar insult” was found written near to a “grotesque profile (of the face of Ampliatus)”.
This was proudly the work of Salvius:	
Ampliate,  Icarus te pedicat.  Salvius scripsit   [CIL IV 2375]
See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.251)

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby 
[CIL IV 2375] above, has also been read as:
Amplicate
Icarus
te pedicat
Salvius
scripsit     [CIL IV 2375]
(See www.manfredclauss.de)

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2004. West side of entrance doorway with face on wall.

According to Della Corte, the following “vulgar insult” was found written near to a “grotesque profile (of the face of Ampliatus)”.

This was proudly the work of Salvius:                

Ampliate,  Icarus te pedicat.  Salvius scripsit   [CIL IV 2375]

See Della Corte, M., 1965.  Case ed Abitanti di Pompei. Napoli: Fausto Fiorentino. (p.251)

 

According to Epigraphik-Datenbank Clauss/Slaby

[CIL IV 2375] above, has also been read as:

Amplicate

Icarus

te pedicat

Salvius

scripsit     [CIL IV 2375]

(See www.manfredclauss.de)

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 1.  Fauces.  Looking south across atrium.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 1, fauces. Looking south across atrium.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 2.  Staircase on east side of fauces.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 2, staircase on east side of fauces.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii.  December 2007.  Room 3a.  Room on east side of atrium.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007. Doorway to room 3a, room on east side of atrium.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3a.  Remains of painted wall plaster.

I.4.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3a, remains of painted wall plaster.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3a.  Remains of painted wall plaster.

I.4.25 Pompeii. March 2009.

Room 3a, remains of painted wall plaster.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to Room 3b.

I.4.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Doorway to room 3b.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  September 2004.  Room 3.  Atrium.  Showing marble rim of  impluvium.

I.4.25 Pompeii. September 2004. Room 3, atrium, with marble rim of impluvium.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 3.  Atrium.  Impluvium.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 3, impluvium in atrium.

 

I.4.25 Pompeii. March 2009.  Room 3, Puteal in atrium.

I.4.25 Pompeii. March 2009. Room 3, puteal in atrium.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 4.  Small room to west of entrance fauces.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007.

Doorway to room 4, small room to west of entrance fauces.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 4.  Small room to west of entrance fauces.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 4, small room to west of entrance fauces.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 5.  In north west corner of atrium.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007.

Doorway to room 5. In north-west corner of atrium.

 

I.4.25 Domus L. Rapinasi Optati.  December 2007.  Room 5.  In north west corner of atrium.

I.4.25 Pompeii. December 2007. Room 5, in north-west corner of atrium.

 

 

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I.4.5 and I.4.25 combined room plan (Opens in separate window)