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Ancient City, 'Little Rome' Discovered

Ancient City, 'Little Rome' Discovered
trefwoorden: ItaliŽ - Pozzuoli - romeinse tijd - Keizer Augustus
After 10 years of digging, "Little Rome," as the great Roman orator Cicero called it, is coming to light near Naples, ...
in what could be the most important discovery of an ancient Roman town since the excavation of lava-entombed Pompeii and Herculaneum in the 18th century.
The ancient town of Puteoli, once one of the major trading ports of the Mediterranean, has been found under Rione Terra, a stout promontory in Pozzuoli, just 8 miles west of Naples.

Lees verder bij: Discovery News (10 november 2003)