Pompeii: Take a Virtual Field Trip to 79AD
Join archaeologist/historian Natasha Sheldon on a walk around Pompeii as she answers all the questions you never thought to ask:
- What are the most significant sites – and what makes them so special?
- Who were Pompeii’s prominent citizens?
- What was the town’s connection with Rome?
- How did Pompeiians keep their public baths warm?
- What were societal norms?
- And then… Did the people know what was happening when Mt. Vesuvius erupted?
- What was the eruption like?
- How did the casts form?
About the Author
Natasha Sheldon studied ancient history and archaeology at Leicester and Bristol Universities in the UK. She was awarded the Arnold Wycombe Gomme prize for Ancient History and holds a BA honours in ancient history and archaeology and a MA in ancient history and historiography.
Natasha researches and writes mainly on the subjects of ancient history and archaeology. Her specialist area is Roman history, and she has travelled widely across Europe and the Middle East and has first-hand experience of many ancient sites – Roman and otherwise.