Inscriptions can also take us into the deepest emotions of ancient people, directly in touch with their lives. As people wrote texts they put their feeling into them and we can now read about it. Here you can read some stories about these and see some objects in which something hints at a specific feeling or emotion.
- Love letters
- Mothers love for her child
- Herculanus the slave and trust
- Crime and horror: Death in the Nauportus River
- Not just humans… a story of cow disease