|Caption||Saturnalia. Pagan festivals were popular with the Romans. The Saturnalia in December, held in honour of the god of Agriculture, provided people with several days of fun. Work was suspended. slaves were freed temporarily, a mock king was chosen, and the carnival atmosphere pervaded everything. Original artwork for part of illustration on p15 of Look and Learn issue no 1011 (25 July 1981).|
|Artist||Severino Baraldi (1930-)|
|Artwork medium||gouache on paper|
|Copyright notice||© Look and Learn|
|Keywords||Saturnalia pan pipes drunkenness drinking ancient Rome festival|
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