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Nero’s Sunken City: Baiae, Rome’s version of Las Vegas, on Secrets of the Dead

PBS’s Secrets of the Dead: Nero’s Sunken City tonight follows archaeologists as they map the ruins of Baiae — what was ancient Rome’s version of Las Vegas. The incredible underwater site lies in the Bay of Naples and was a playground for the great and the good of Rome between the first and the third centuries Ad. Secrets of the Dead follows a team of historians, archaeologists and scientists from around the world as they map the ruins in a bid to find out exactly what went on there and why it vanished under the sea. Half of Baiae’s ruins are...read more

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