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A reconstruction of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 A.D. with the volcano in action filmed at close range. Depicts also the current scene in Pompeii and in nearby Naples.
Life cycle of the Monarch butterfly; laying eggs, feeding, moulting, forming into chrysalis, and eventual emergence as a butterfly. ... More »
Present-day ruins of ancient Greek cities and reconstructed models are used to introduce aspects of early Greek civilization, including its contributions to philosophy, science, mathematics. art ... More »