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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.

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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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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 ...

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 ...

30 Interesting facts about Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius | Around ...

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Sep 5, 2014 ... 30 interesting Facts About Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius 1.The city and people of Pompeii did not know that Vesuvius was a volcano, as it ...

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

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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, ...

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  ...

Ancient Roman Life Preserved at Pompeii -- National Geographic

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When Mount Vesuvius erupted cataclysmically in the summer of A.D. 79, the nearby Roman town of Pompeii was buried under several feet of ash and rock.

Mount Vesuvius & Pompeii: Facts & History - Live Science

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

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

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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.

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 ...

Ruins of Pompeii in Pompeii - Lonely Planet

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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…