First-Hand Account of the Destruction of Pompeii // Pliny The Younger, Primary Source

Sidloso
Published on Aug 14, 2021
Here we have Pliny the Younger's account of the heroic death of his famous uncle Pliny the Elder in the chaos of a volcanic eruption, the same that flattened Pompeii - as related to the legendary Roman historian Tacitus in one of his numerous letters.

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