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The Lost Scrolls of Vesuvius uncovers the secret history of this extraordinary town buried in the same cataclysmic volcanic eruption as Pompeii — and far better preserved. In a 1 x 90’ special made with exclusive access, we follow the story of cutting-edge science applied to ancient scrolls from the only library to survive from the Roman world, found within a fabulously rich seaside villa that has yielded some of the greatest treasures to survive from all antiquity.

Together with this cutting-edge science, we will employ expert testimony and a visual feast of CGI and cinematic recreations to paint a vibrant picture of the ancient Roman world, and reveal the key importance of Herculaneum’s invisible library to understanding the lives of Rome’s most powerful dynasties.