August 31st, 2017

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Pompeii and the Roman Navy

Almost the end of August and the first signs of spring have arrived. On Saturday we shook off the drab days and the banal stupidity of current events with a trip to the ANMM at Darling Harbour for the "Escape from Pompeii" exhibition. It was small but interesting, although the title was a little misleading. The conceit was that it was all about Pliny the Elder’s supposed rescue mission across the Bay of Naples on the first day of the eruption in 79 CE.

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