You must have heard of what happened to Pompeii. The devastating effect that the eruption of Mount Vesuvius had on the city of Pompeii is quite well known and reminds us that we aren’t to take nature lightly. Pompeii now sees visits from millions of tourists. The excavation site tells us stories of tragedy and loss. But what of Pompeii before that? What role did it play in history before its tragic destruction? Find out through our quick and short snippets on this episode of travel History.