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 ...
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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 ...
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
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 ...
Jul 29, 2011 ... ... cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was
buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.
Feb 29, 2016 ... Pompeii supported between 10,000 and 20,000 inhabitants at the time of its
destruction. The modern town (comune) of Pompei (pop. [2011 est.] ...
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 ...
The people in Pompeii and Herculaneum were taken by complete surprise when
the volcano erupted. However, the signs were there in the form of a series of ...
Mar 13, 2013 ... The only active volcano on mainland Europe is famous for destroying the cities of
Pompeii and Herculaneum.