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Surviving Vesuvius: The Plinys and Life After AD 79

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Daisy Dunn

Thursday 10th October 14:00 - 15:00 | Northwood House

Classicist, art historian and cultural critic Daisy Dunn reveals the lives of Pliny the Elder (admiral of the fleet and author of a phenomenal encyclopaedia of Natural History), who died in the eruption of Vesuvius, and his nephew Pliny the Younger, who survived it to become a leading lawyer and senator in Rome.

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