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1 Pompeii and Herculaneum Local political lifePompeii and HerculaneumPolitical system in Pompeii and HerculaneumPolitical bodiesWomen and politicsVotingAmphitheatreForumA real contestBibliography
2 Engraved on the entrance on the Amphitheatre in Pompeii
3 Political Bodies The Aedile An inscriptions written by a Aedile on the walls of PompeiiThe AedileTwenty pairs of gladiators provided by Quintus Monnius Rufus are to fight at Nola May First, Second, and Third, and there will be a hunt.The gladiatorial troop of the Aedile Aulius Suettius Certus will fight at Pompeii May 31. There will be a hunt, and awnings will be provided.An inscriptions written by a Aedile on the walls of Pompeii
5 The Duumviri The forum at Pompeii Office of the Duumvirs
6 The DuumviriStated by Brian Brennan“During the year of their office the Duumviri wore the purple bordered toga, the toga praetexta”.THE TOGAA fresco from Pompeii of a Duumvir wearing a toga
7 The Duumviri Quinquennale Inscripted on the walls of Pompeii by Gnaeus Alleius Nigidius Maius quinquennial duumvir.Thirty pairs of gladiators provided by Gnaeus Alleius Nigidius Maius quinquennial duumvir, together with their substitutes, will fight at Pompeii on November 24, 25, 26. There will be a hunt. Hurrah for Maius the Quinquennial! Bravo, Paris!
8 The PriesthoodInscripted on a wall of Pompeii by the priest Decimus Lucretius Satrius ValensTwenty pairs of gladiators furnished by Decimus Lucretius Satrius Valens perpetual priest of Nero, son of the Emperor, and ten pairs of gladiators furnished by Decimus Lucretius Valens his son, will fight at Pompeii April 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12. There will be a big hunt and awnings. Aemilius Celer wrote this by the light of the moon.
9 The Populus(citizens/voters) Inscripted on a wall in Pompeii by a voterThe inhabitants of the Campanian suburb ask for the election of Marcus Epidius Sabinus as aedile.
10 Women and politics Eumachia Eumachia’s office in the Forum of Pompeii Statue of Eumachia
11 EuamachiaEntrance to the Building of Eumachia (on the East side of the Forum of Pompeii)
12 Women and politics Mamia Tomb of Mamia, a priestess, West of Pompeii
13 Women and politics Political graffiti Translation Asellina ran an entertainment house in Pompeii. This was written on the outside wall of her establishment in Pompeii 79A.D.Translation"Asellina and her girls urge you to vote for Gaius Lollius Fuscusfor Minister of Public Affairs"
14 Women Frescoes from Pompeii http://thriceholy.net/JPGs/woman.jpg
15 Women: Love letters"What notes, what love letters, though, There'd be to read if you opened the desk of your jealous whore!"(Juvenal, Satires, VI Why Marry?, )“But why is Censennia the best of wives, as her husband swears? Her dowry was in the millions; at a price so right, he declares Her chaste...In turn, For her it bought liberty. She may flirt before his eyes And write love letters; the wealthy wife of a man who sighs For nothing but money is really unmarried in any case.”(Juvenal, Satires, VI Why Marry?, ).
16 Voting Inscriptions written on the walls of Pompeii by voters The dyers request the election of Postumius Proculus as AedileMake Lucius Caeserninus quinquennial duumvir of Nuceria, I beg you: he is a good man.
21 Bibliography Information: 1. Secrets of Vesuvius textbook; Date- 4/11/09Publisher- Kate Cameron and Jennifer LawlessSource- Political system in Pompeii and Priesthood, page: 58 and 592. Cities of VesuviusDate- 3/11/09Publisher- Pamela BreadleySource- pages; 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 443.Date- 8/11/09Publisher- Via. C. ColomboSource- The political administration of Pompeii4.Date- 11/11/09Publisher- PatPublished- 2/29/08Source- Pompeii and Herculaneum: public office in the Ancient worldSponsors- Arcane history
22 \ Bibliography Information: 5.http://www.veavideo.com/teachersNotes/POMPEII%20&%20HERCULANEUM%20Teachers%20Notes.pdfDate- 9/11/09Publisher- Paul LathamSource- Pompeii and Herculaneum and Political life6.Date- 11/11/09Publisher- Barb BPublished- 10/8/01Source- The Forum7.Published- 26/10/2000Source- Amphitheatre