history meme, ten moments (1/10) - the destruction of pompeii, 79 AD
Ashes were already falling, not as yet very thickly. I looked round: a dense black cloud was coming up behind us, spreading over the earth like a flood.’Let us leave the road while we can still see,’I said,’or we shall be knocked down and trampled underfoot in the dark by the crowd behind.’We had scarcely sat down to rest when darkness fell, not the dark of a moonless or cloudy night, but as if the lamp had been put out in a closed room.
- Pliny describes what happened to him and to his mother during the second day of the disaster in a letter to Tacitus
Vues du monumental escalier d’honneur du palais de Caserte, en Italie.
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Da Vinci’s Demons (2013) - 1x01 » Lucrezia Donati - You’re not the only one capable of manipulation.
Most of the intelligence community doesn’t believe he exists. The ones that do call him the Winter Soldier. He’s a ghost, you’ll never find him…
Lineage 2 - Goddard