Definitions

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of Pompeiian.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to Pompey
  • noun Alternative spelling of Pompeiian.
  • noun A follower of Pompey

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Examples

  • Sometime between 1906 and 1913, the Dohenys, at the height of their wealth and social prominence, added a domed octagonal room they called the Pompeian Room, which includes Wedgwood medallions lining gold- and bronze-accented walls, stained-glass panels, gilt ornamentation, and a geometrically paneled floor.

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  • Sometime between 1906 and 1913, the Dohenys, at the height of their wealth and social prominence, added a domed octagonal room they called the Pompeian Room, which includes Wedgwood medallions lining gold- and bronze-accented walls, stained-glass panels, gilt ornamentation, and a geometrically paneled floor.

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  • The Pompeian is our best idea of Greek domestic decoration.

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  • Those on the left are decorated in the so-called Pompeian style, with birds and festoons on a red ground.

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  • He lets his fingers stray more than once over the red-stained limbs of real sun-burnt "Pompeian" heathenism.

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  • Along with a charming yellow ocher and blue fresco, part of a Lares altar found in a Pompeian kitchen, there are silver serving dishes and useful pottery platters and pitchers.

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  • With some 200 items—statues, furnishings, utensils, frescoes, jewelry—from Pompeii, Herculaneum and other Vesuvian sites, dated 1st century B.C. to 1st century A.D., the show offers a composite look at the decor of a Pompeian domus .

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  • The show's only downside is that there isn't more of it, but there is an excellent short film downstairs in Italian, with French subtitles that uses digital technology to morph today's Pompeian ruins into fascinating visions of what they might have looked like on Aug. 20 of 79 A.D.

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  • The bankers and the politicians better hope they luck into a Pompeian type, and not an incorruptible general like the grimly unadorned Titus Flavius Vespasian.

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  • Pompeian society famously had its licentious side—not without humor—and some naughty bits are here too, including outrageously well-endowed satyrs and an amazing flying phallus with dangling bronze bells.

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