Secrets of the Dead

Nero’s Sunken City

Preview: Season 16 Episode 3 | 35s

Beneath the turquoise waves of the Bay of Naples lies an extraordinary underwater archeology site, the ancient Roman city of Baiae. From the first century to the third century AD, Baiae was the exclusive playground for the rich and powerful among Rome’s elite. What made Baiae such a special place? What really went on there? And why did it disappear?

Aired: 03/29/17

Rating: NR

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