september, 2021

15sep7:00 pm9:00 pmROME & POMPEII: DISCOVERING AND PRESERVING THE PAST

Event Details

Rome and Pompeii were part of The Grand Tour for upper class elites in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, and remain today the primary sites through which we reach back into the Roman Empire’s past. Classics’ professor, R. Scott Smith, explores the archeological remains of Rome, the ‘Eternal City’, and Pompeii, the town that was buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD; discusses the problems of preserving these ancient sites. Funded by a Humanities-To-Go grant from NH Humanities. Email horatio.colony@gmail.com or call 603-352-0460 to register.

Time

(Wednesday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Organizer

Horatio Colony Museum

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