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The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania.
Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was partially destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.

Pompeii - Wikipedia

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Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples, in the Campania region of Italy, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Pompeii, along with ...

Pompeii - Ancient History - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Pompeii, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com.

Pompeii - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Nov 17, 2012 ... Pompeii was a large Roman town in the Italian region of Campania which was completely buried in volcanic ash following the eruption of ...

The Lost City of Pompeii - National Geographic Kids

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A deafening boom roars through Pompeii's crowded marketplace. The ground shakes violently, throwing midday shoppers off balance and toppling stands of ...

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Sep 23, 2012 ... http://www.furiousearth.com Adventurer and Angry Planet TV show host, George Kourounis visits the ancient city of Pompeii in the shadow of ...

Pompeii | ancient city, Italy | Britannica.com

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Sep 13, 2016 ... Pompeii, Italian Pompei, ancient city of Campania, Italy, 14 miles (23 km) southeast of Naples, at the southeastern base of Mount Vesuvius.

What is Pompeii like today? | Reference.com

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Today, Pompeii is a preserved historic site, a place of archaeological study and a tourist attraction. Situated on the outskirts of Naples and at the base of the ...

The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD - EyeWitness to History

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The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD. Printer Friendly Version >>>. On August 24, 79 Mount Vesuvius literally blew its top, spewing tons of molten ash, pumice and  ...

Pompeii Ruins - Pompei Online.net

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Pompeii is one of the most significant proofs of Roman civilization and, like an open book, provides outstanding information on the art, customs, trades and ...