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The Rediscovery of Vesuvian Lands

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City

The Rediscovery of Vesuvian Lands

Taught by Professor Steven L. Tuck | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Archaeological finds from the area were unearthed starting around 1594—centuries after the eruption that buried them. Uncover the history of Pompeii's excavation in the 1700s, from the kings who plundered its artwork to the modern scholars who sought another kind of treasure: information.

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