Herculaneum documentary

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    Fascinating British documentary on Herculaneum. No mention of Epicureans, but a fascinating look at everyday life in the ancient Roman town that was once home to Philodemus.

  • So the real connection is maybe not so much Philodemus but Caesar's father in law , right? I would think he would be productive to research himself and not just passed over as "the father-in-law". Presumably that means Caesar's wife was well raised herself. I bet there is more than a little we could have fun assembling on that family, all the way down to the contention that Caesar himself was to some degree Epicurean (as Cicero accused him of being due to his opposition to the death penalty in the Catalina affair)