March 4, 2014
Last week I rushed out to see the new film, Pompeii, in 3D. They did great research, and I felt like I'd been thrust back through time to the fateful last day when the volcano exploded.
Watch the trailer:
Yesterday, Pompeii made the news in real time. The walls of the ancient city are crumbling due to rain. Read this article and learn some interesting facts. For example: Pompeii restaurants served giraffe.
Other ancient news of interest:
An ancient gladiator school has been discovered in Austria.
The unearthed complex includes cell blocks, a training area, and bath complex. Read more about it here.
The archaeologists constructed a 3D model of the school, and created this video.