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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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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 famous for several reasons, but the biggest attraction for tourist and
scientists is the well-preserved artifacts that give insight into the life of people in ...