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New This Week:
Everyone knows the fateful eruption of Mount Vesuvius that destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79AD occurred on the 24th August, right?
Well, archaeologists believe that actually, it probably happened in the autumn instead. Here's why.
Emperors, politicians, famous freedmen and notorious slaves. Discover the famous and infamous personalities of Rome.
Discover pioneering sites and historic discoveries such as the rediscovery of Richard III as archaeology reveals the details of medieval life from around the globe.
Houses, gardens, gladiators, business women and industry. Discover the everyday life-and the death of this Campanian town, destroyed by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79AD.