Revealed: The sunken Roman city that was once the resort of the super rich but now lies beneath the waves with its treasures intact

by Dave Sadler

 

  • Baiae was the Las Vegas for the super-rich of ancient Rome and was synonymous with luxury and wickedness
  • But as the centuries passed, much of it was lost to the sea as volcanic activity caused the coastline to retreat
  • The quickly retreating coastline forced all of Baiae under water and into the Gulf of Naples in modern-day Italy
  • The site has since been re-discovered, 1,700 years after disappearing beneath the waves on Italy’s west coast

 

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