The Temple of Vesta by Constantin Hölscher, 1902.

The Pantheon

Interior of the Pantheon by Giovanni Paolo Panini , c.1734 The Pantheon (“to all gods”) was originally built in the aftermath of the Battle of Actium, and dedicated in 27B.C.E. It was destroyed twice by fires, and rebuilt each time. This version, finished during the rule of the Emperor Hadrian, was probably designed during the…

retrogasm: Pagans rule… I think writing an erotic novel about Aphrodite was probably a pleasing offering.