40. POMPEII

IPGL Tent, Wed 26th June 20:45 - 21:45 (60 mins)

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Buried under volcanic debris during the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, the violent and grim demise of the Roman city of Pompeii has long fascinated and haunted us. But what was life like in the ancient city? From the initial rediscovery of the ruins to the current excavations, Sophie Hay will reveal the vibrancy of daily life and unravel the stories of some of Pompeii’s lesser-known inhabitants.