One Day in 79 – The Destruction of Pompeii
Dates That Made History

(27 min)
Available from 19/04/2018 to 06/06/2018

Patrick Boucheron revisits important dates of history. The revelation of Pompeii in 1748, destroyed in 79 CE, marks the beginning of archaeological history and the construction of a collective imagination of the ancient word. Are we wrong to view the conserved city as the ideal Roman settlement?

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Pascal Goblot

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