The Day The World Was Rocked: Part I

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The eruption of Mount Vesuvius rocked Pompeii in 79 A.D., turning everyone to stone! Explore the living history, burial practices, art, the cult of culture, and symbols of Empire with Historian and Research Librarian Andrea Lee in this 3-part series. This event is free, but enrollment is required. Sign up using the form below or by calling 407-623-3300, ext. 3.

June 6: Explore a day in the life of cosmopolitan Pompeii before the eruption.
June 20: Examine the eruption through geological and historical lenses, including eye witness accounts.
July 18: Delve into the remains of Pompeii: what was perfectly preserved under thirty feet of ash and volcanic rock?