Okmok Volcano, in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. File photo: AP

Huge volcano eruption in Alaska helped end Roman Republic, scientists say

  • Eruption of Alaska’s Okmok volcano in 43 BCE linked to period of extreme cold in ancient Rome, study suggests
  • This may have reduced crop yields during time of ongoing political upheavals
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Okmok Volcano, in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands. File photo: AP
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