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W&L's Rebecca Benefiel on Roman Graffiti in National Geographic

Washington and Lee University classics professor Rebecca Benefiel comments on graffiti scrawled on the walls of the Colosseum in Rome in a National Geographic article.

In her research Benefiel has focussed on the social and cultural history of the Roman Empire.One of latest projects is an examination of the thousands of wall-inscriptions from the city of Pompeii.

Read the National Geographic piece with Benefiel’s comments: http://myw.lu/14rPoLB