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The Hero of Herculaneum

The Hero of Herculaneum investigates a forgotten chapter from the volcanic destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum: 300 mummified skeletons found buried in ash, including the body of a man armed to the teeth and carrying a huge cache of gold and silver. Who was he? What was his role in the disaster? And how did he die? For the very first time his story is told…

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