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Ruins of Mystery: A Talk on Religious Architecture in Ancient Pompeii

Feast of Fools presents Ruins of Mystery: A Talk on Religious Architecture in Ancient Pompeii

During the centuries leading up to the coming of Christianity, the great city centers of the Roman empire contained a teeming multitude of varying religions institutions. At this Feast, special guest speaker Stella Südekum will guide us through this fascinating time with a tour of the best preserved site of the Roman period, the city of Pompeii.

With the help of a closer look at temple architecture, Stella will tell the story of the political, cultural, and religious shifts that rocked second century BCE, as well as answering many questions about how religious practices, both public and private, evolved as a result of the political and foreign influences this ancient metropolis endured over seven centuries.

$8 entry. Complimentary wine will be provided.


Feast of Fools is an event series named for a medieval festival that handed over the powers of church and state to the common people for a day. Each Feast of Fools is a working aimed at arming the listener with serious tools for spiritual development.

Whether you are a seasoned occultist or looking for a first point of entry into the world of mysticism, you will find something to satisfy your appetite at the Feast of Fools.

Earlier Event: February 14
The Witches' Compass