Secrets of the Dead

What happened at Baiae stayed at Baiae

Clip: Season 16 Episode 3 | 3m 17s Video has closed captioning.

150 miles south of Rome, Baiae is a resort where the elites could let their hair down, and indulge their wildest dreams. The coastal city offered spectacular ocean views but lay in the dangerous shadow of Vesuvius. Today, few know about Baiae. Some of the greatest names of the Roman republic such as Caesar, Cicero, Mark Anthony, Nero, all of these men had villas at Baiae.

Aired: 03/29/17

Rating: NR

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