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 ...
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.
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 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
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 ...
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 ...
Pompeii, Italian Pompei, ancient city of Campania, Italy, 14 miles (23 km)
southeast of Naples, at the southeastern base of Mount Vesuvius. It was built on
a spur ...
Jun 29, 2016 ... The only active volcano on mainland Europe is famous for destroying the cities of
Pompeii and Herculaneum.