by rosenblums
posted 05/04/2017

Escape From Pompeii: The Untold Roman Rescue


Many of you would know about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and the widespread disaster the volcano caused. Lesser known is the attempt by the Roman naval fleet mounted a rescue mission, under ¬†Admiral Pliny the Elder. Will Mathers is the curator of an exhibition entitled Escape From Pompeii: The Untold Roman Rescue, just opened at the Australian National Maritime Museum. He was Sylvia’s guest on Arts Wednesday on 7 April 2017 and you can listen to the conversation by following the prompts below:

That was Part 1 of the conversation: now for Part 2:

And here is the final part:


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