Pompeii, Fergus Mason
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A History of the City and the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

Author: Fergus Mason

Narrator: Jason Sullivan

Unabridged: 2 hr 3 min

Format: Digital Audiobook Download

Published: 01/19/2021


??? Gone in an instant ???Pompeii was one of the most advanced cities of its time; it had a complex water system, gymnasium, and amphitheater. Despite its advancements, there was one thing it wasn't ready for: Mount Vesuvius--the volcano that led to its ultimate doom.The 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius was one of the worst disasters in all of European history. In a near instant, over 15,000 people were dead and a city was completely destroyed.This book looks at the rise, fall, and rediscovery of the great city of Pompeii.