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Every Wonder of Every Library

In In August 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius tossed its raging, molten heart into the sky and rained fire down upon the cities of Pompeii, Oplontis and Herculaneum. While Pompeii is known for the plaster casts of the gaps in the ash layer that reveal the haunting poses of the unlucky who were immolated that day, Herculaneum is known for the Villa dei Papiri: a vast and ancient library of papyrus scrolls. They are... read more
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