Episode 27 – Vesuvius

As the Partial Historians delve into the world of the Flavian dynasty, it would be a travesty to skip over the natural disaster that has captured imagination since it occurred in 79 CE. The eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

In this special event episode, your intrepid Doctors examine the eruption of Vesuvius. The volcano erupted during the reign of the emperor Titus and our understanding of it comes from both archaeological and literary evidence. Join us on this foray into ancient natural disaster …

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Vesuvius and Pompeii
Still life with eggs, birds and bronze dishes, from the House of Julia Felix, Pompeii. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

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