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Open Invitation Epicurean Zoom Graphic
What's with the pig imagery?
You know we don't have a full thread on that - we need one! This is the famous statue found in the villa of the papyri with other Epicurean material in Herculaneum. The pig was associated with Epicurus in several places, including being at his feet in the Boscoreale Cup and a reference in Horace to "a hog of Epicurus' herd. We will pull together these references somewhere! Leaping Pig from Herculaneum