Graffiti from Pompeii
is a collection of inscriptions found in Pompeii and published in the Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum
. Much of it is not unlike what you might find scrawled in a toilet stall or on a wall in present day - declarations of love, friendship, and sexual prowess; complaints about careless defecators; philosophical musings about love, life, and death; and meta discussions about the act of graffiti itself.
posted by catch as catch can
on Jul 19, 2012 -
A distant church bell tolls, Tumbleweed blows, a lone wolf howls. Snapshots of websites preserved exactly as they were at the moment when the final redundancy notices were handed out...
posted by Spoon
on Apr 11, 2002 -