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Herculaneum Uncovered

In this Ideas Roadshow episode, Andrew Wallace-Hadrill of University of Cambridge speaks with Howard Burton about what we know and don't know about life in ancient Herculaneum and Pompeii from centuries of accumulated insights.
Online
2015; 2013
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Pompeii [electronic resource]: The Mystery of the People Frozen in Time

When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79AD, the bodies of the people of Pompeii were perfectly preserved in their final moments. Using 21st century forensics, this film reveals for the first time the unique set of circumstances that led to this remarkable preservation. Leading volcanologists, archaeologists and forensic scientists piece together this incredible mystery. The program reveals who the victims were and why they were caught in such life-like poses, apparently not trying to escape. Stunning CGI shows the incredible power of the Vesuvius eruption and for the first time, the faces of the victims are revealed using facial reconstruction techniques.
Online
2013
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Digging for the Truth: The Complete Season 1

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The complete season 1 journeys to the most intriguing and dangerous places on Earth - from the Andes Mountains on a quest for El Dorado to Ethiopia on the trail of the Ark of the Covenant to Queen Nefertiti's tomb.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Colosseum: A Gladiator's Story

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Combining compelling narrative with state-of-the-art computer graphics and high-quality drama reconstruction, this production throws new light on the way gladiators really fought and trained and reveals that many of them were the superstars of their age.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Last Days of Pompeii

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An epic adaptation of Bulwer-Lytton's novel about the final hours of residents of Pompeii before the cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
DVD
2000; 1913
Clemons (Stacks)
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Journey Through Ancient Pompeii [electronic resource]

On the morning of August 24 in the year 79, time came to an abrupt halt for the people of Pompeii. This outstanding program - filmed under the guidance of Umberto Pappalardo, director of the excavations at Pompeii and Herculaneum - uses Pompeii's abundant archaeological evidence to re-create daily life at the time Mt. Vesuvius erupted. A historical overview of the town, combined with background on Pompeii's urban, political, and cultural organization, completes the portrait of a thriving Roman community in the 1st century.
Online
1999
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Ancient Reconstruction: Pompeii Forum

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A lecture by Kirk Martini, structural engineer, on reconstruction of the Pompeii Forum.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
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The Last Days of Pompeii

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Just before Pompeii is destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, a blacksmith turned wealthy gladiator plots to gain wealth and power.
Laserdisc
1994; 1935
Ivy (By Request)
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Pompeii: Daily Life of the Ancient Romans

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VHS
1989
Ivy (By Request)