Note: Pyramid of Caius Cestius

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The Last Man, Edited by Steven E. Jones


The pyramid of Caius Cestius stands in one of the oldest parts of the Protestant Cemetery in Rome. It forms a backdrop to the graves of Keats and Shelley (and is mentioned in Shelley's famous elegy for Keats, "Adonais.")
(Engraving, H. Abbott, 1820)

Published @ RC

October 1997