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Silvio Berlusconi si appoggia a Marcello Fiori, quello che “si mangiò Pompei”

Silvio Berlusconi si appoggia a Marcello Fiori, quello che "si mangiò Pompei"http://tuttacronaca.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/silvio-berlusconi-si-appoggia-a-marcello-fiori-quello-che-si-mangio-pompei/

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View through the atrium and tablinum of the House of the Tragic Poet in Pompeii. Hand-colored engraving by Jules Frederic Bouchet (draftsman) and Raoul Rochette in Maison du poete tragique a Pompei, publiee, avec ses peintures et ses mosaiques, fidelement reproduites et avec un texte explicatif (Paris, 1828). The Getty Research Institute, 2643-730

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Cave canem mosaics ('Beware of the dog') were a popular motif for the thresholds of Roman villas