Ercolano 2017 – Gallery

According to legend, Herculaneum was found by Hercules. However, historical truth is far from the legend. The ancient city flourished under Roman control and became a renowned seaside resort where some of the richest Roman citizens spend their summer vacations. The houses were large and elegant according to the standard model of Hippodamus of Miletus with a grid of crossing Decumans and Cardos.

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