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Friday, September 19, 2008
Exploding the Pompei Myths
When I was on ANY QUESTIONS a few weeks ago I met Mary Beard, a Cambridge Don, who writes a blog for The Times. She's just published a book on Pompei and has written a blogpost exploding some of the myths about the eruption of Vesuvius in AD79. There wasn't a brothel for every 75 men after all...