The deities and heroes of the ancient Romans were popular subject matter for the frescoes which decorated the sophisticated villas of Pompeii's wealthy citizens.
This richly illustraded volume highlights various depictions of the divine and heroic pantheon of ancient Rome. The text explores both the general characteristics of Pompeian painting and its specific treatment of gods and heroes
Pompeii - Thematic Guides, 4
2001, pp. 80