Bacchic mosaic depicting scenes of the myth according to which Bacchus donated to mankind the secrets of the cultivation of grapes and winemanking, second half of the 2nd century AD or early 3rd century AD, Museo Histórico Municipal de Écija
Mosaic of the Nereids, fragment of a mosaic depicting a Nereid riding a hybrid sea monster (Ketos), it paved a room of a Roman house perhaps of the private baths area (thermae), 2nd century AD, Museo Histórico Municipal de Écija
Mosaics of Spain's Roman Baetica Route: Carmona and Éjica
IT'S NO COINCIDENCE that Jesus’ first miracle took place at a wedding feast, and that he gave his last instructions to his followers over dinner. Traditional Greek, Roman and Christian dining practices can help explain why Jesus taught, performed miracles and sparked controversy while dining throughout the Gospels, and why Paul’s church gatherings took place at meal time. For more, click on the link. Photo: The Sepphoris Expedition, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem/Photo by Gabi Laron.