Pompeii: an introduction

Friday 26 April 2013,

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Mary Beard, University of Cambridge, and best-selling author Robert Harris discuss the enduring appeal of the story of Pompeii.

Mary's Pompeii: The Life of a Roman Town and Robert's Pompeii have provided powerful introductions to both the site and to life in the Roman Empire for millions of readers, and in this conversation they discuss the special hold on our imagination still claimed by this ancient town and the people who once lived there.

This event will have live speech-to-text transcription to give deaf, deafened and hard of hearing visitors access to the talk.

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