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Pompeii - Wikipedia


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


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

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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 History Encyclopedia


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 ...

Mount Vesuvius, Italy: Map, Facts, Eruption Pictures, Pompeii


Vesuvius is most famous for the 79 AD eruption which destroyed the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Though the volcano's last eruption was in 1944, ...

Top 10 Facts About Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii - Degreed Blog


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 ...

The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD - EyeWitness to History


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  ...

What is Pompeii like today? | Reference.com


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 ...

Visiting Vesuvius and Pompeii by Rick Steves


The ancient city of Pompeii — famously ruined in A.D. 79 when mighty Mount Vesuvius blew its top — is one of Italy's most popular tourist attractions.

Ruins of Pompeii - Lonely Planet


The ghostly ruins of ancient Pompeii (Pompei in Italian) make for one of the world's most engrossing archaeological experiences. Much of the site's value lies i…

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The Lost City of Pompeii: Pictures of an Alien World, Frozen in Time


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.

Mount Vesuvius & Pompeii: Facts & History - Live Science


Jun 29, 2016 ... The only active volcano on mainland Europe is famous for destroying the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

Pompeii | ancient city, Italy | Britannica.com


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.