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Earthquake—A.D. 62

Lecture no. 17 from the course: Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City

Earthquake—A.D. 62

Taught by Professor Steven L. Tuck | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

In a precursor to the eruption that would later bury the city in A.D. 79, Pompeii experienced a cataclysmic earthquake. Uncover evidence of this quake and look further afield at its effects, including a tsunami that crippled Rome's food supply.


December 10, 2016