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25 GIFs that explain why Kit Harington is perfect
Brit hunk Kit Harington is our favourite fictional medieval warlord in the epic Games of Thrones TV series and also a valiant gladiator in the historical disaster movie Pompeii. Valiant, attractive, and funny, here are 25 gifs that explain why Kit is perfect.
10 things Pompeii taught us about Roman life
The ancient Roman city of Pompeii, near Naples in Campania, is an archaeologists’ dream. In the summer of 79 AD the nearby volcano of Vesuvius erupted destroying the city and providing a perfectly preserved time capsule of Roman life. But what has Pompeii taught us about the daily life of the Romans
Pompeii: Top 10 must see sites
From Pompeii to Herculaneum with a stop in Torre Annunziata, here are the must-see locations if you are fond of archeology and visiting Naples (or the surrounding areas).
The graffiti of Pompeii: a whole new filthy side to latin scripture
The Romans loved to scrawl on walls and just abut any surface you could think of. The streets and bars of the preserved city of Pompeii are full of graffiti that give us a glimpse of the thoughts of the everyday Roman. And they are not as high-minded as you think.
Get fit like Kit: Train as a Pompeii Gladiator
With the historical Roman themed natural disaster epic ‘Pompeii’ looming on the silver screen horizon, slave-turned-gladiator Kit Harington tells us how he achieved his buff body and killer abs for the part. He trained as a gladiator…
Giraffes and dormice: what Ancient Romans ate
It has been revealed very recently that the Ancient Roman’s diet in Pompeii was much more diverse than initially thought. On the menu, sea urchins, dormice and giraffe legs…
Pompeii: Like Titanic but with volcanoes. Trailer and photos
Everyone loves a tale romance that overcomes all odds and more so when the audience knows that the romance is doomed well before the characters do. Is Pompeii going to be the Titanic of 2014?