of or relating to Pompeii, or its culture.
pertaining to or designating a style of mural painting, examples of which have been found in or near Pompeii, Herculaneum, etc., dating from about the beginning of the 1st century b.c. to a.d. 79, characterized chiefly by the illusion of three-dimensional form organized in an architectonic structure.
a native or inhabitant of Pompeii.
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How to use Pompeian in a sentence
In Fig. 111 are shown the ruins of a Pompeian bakery with several mills in connection with it.The Private Life of the Romans | Harold Whetstone Johnston
Winckelmann and his immediate successors saw the ashes cleared from the first Pompeian wall-paintings.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2) | Georges Perrot
He found himself in a curving passageway, the walls of which were decorated with Pompeian paintings.The Enemies of Women | Vicente Blasco Ibez
You make your entrée, in a word, into the antique life, and you are as free as a Pompeian.The Wonders of Pompeii | Marc Monnier
The Pompeian establishment that we visited was one of these complete bakeries.The Wonders of Pompeii | Marc Monnier