Pompeii: Life Before Death

Pompeii: Life Before Death

SBS  |  April 1, 2018

Pompeii is nestled in the shadow of Mt Vesuvius, whose massive eruption in 79 AD simultaneously destroyed and preserved this bustling Roman town. It is one of the world's most iconic sites, a city frozen in time that has revealed more about everyday Roman life than anywhere else. But despite centuries of research and endless scrutiny, Pompeii still has its secrets.

Pompeii is nestled in the shadow of Mt Vesuvius, whose massive eruption in 79 AD simultaneously destroyed and preserved this bustling Roman town. It is one of the world's most iconic sites, a city frozen in time that has revealed more about everyday Roman life than anywhere else. But despite centuries of research and endless scrutiny, Pompeii still has its secrets.

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