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The Fishy Reason this Ancient Roman City was so Wealthy

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Archaeologists know that Neapolis used to be a major trading hub for the ancient Roman empire ? but what did they trade?

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Ancient records marked a modest Tunisian coastal town as the location of a one-time thriving Roman metropolis called Neapolis, but for centuries there was little archaeological evidence to support such a claim. That all changed when a massive storm exposed the ruins of ancient streets and buildings beneath in the Mediterranean Sea. Join a team of scientists as they investigate the submerged city in hopes of revealing new secrets about the rise and fall of the world's greatest empire.

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