Pompeii: Life from the Ashes

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Monfort Heights Branch
Monfort Heights Branch Meeting Room

Event Details

Walk with ancient Romans! This presentation will take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of Pompeii, a Roman city buried in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Tour stops will include the town forum, an elite house, a “fast food joint,” the theatre district, the amphitheater, and the cemeteries outside the city walls. Did you know that Cincinnati has been digging up Pompeii for over a decade? In fact it’s the largest area of Pompeii to be excavated in the past 200 years! Presented by PhD student Shelby Raynor from the UC Classics Department. Registration Required

Event Type(s): Genealogy & History
Age Group(s): Adults

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