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The Heroic Death of Pliny the Elder

##EMBED## Click Here to for Sources and to Learn What the Color of the Twist Tie on Bread Packaging Indicates Text Version Pliny the Elder, the famed author, naturalist, philosopher, and commander, died trying to rescue people stranded on the shores after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, which destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum.    While attempting to sail his ship near the […]

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