TTC Video - Pompeii: Daily Life in an Ancient Roman City
Course No. 3742 | .MP4, AVC, 1800 kbps, 1280x720 | English, AAC, 192 kbps, 2 Ch | 24x29 mins | + PDF Guidebook | 10.21 GBLecturer: Professor Steven L. Tuck, Ph.D.
On August 24, in the year A.D. 79, Pliny the Younger looked up and saw a spectacle the world would never forget. As he later wrote down, "A cloud was ascending, the appearance of which I cannot give you a more exact description of than by likening it to that of a great pine tree, for it shot up to a great height in the form of a very tall trunk, which spread itself out at the top into a sort of branches.