The archaeological digs at the site extend to the street level of the AD 79 volcanic
event; deeper digs in older parts of Pompeii and ...
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Painters and decorators did a roaring trade in Pompeii, transforming dark and
often pokey ... But what was life like for the Romans who lived there, pre-eruption
Jul 29, 2011 ... The Romans of Pompeii had a notion of public and private life very different from
what we see in many Western cultures today. Sexual imagery ...
The Ancient City of Pompeii. In the early afternoon hours of August 24, 79 A.D.
the summit of Mount Vesuvius exploded without warning. A black river of ash and
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May 23, 2014 ... Pompeii - The Last Day recreates that momentous day, and shows first ... The
highest ever rated history documentary on the BBC at the time of ...
The people in Pompeii and Herculaneum were taken by complete surprise when
the volcano erupted. ... Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii: Facts and history
A new exhibition brings the doomed residents of Pompeii and Herculaneum
vividly to life.
Feb 17, 2011 ... See how Pompeii has survived to show us in amazing detail what town-life was
like under Roman rule.
Jun 5, 2013 ... The city of Pompeii was built at the foot of the volcano, Mount Vesuvius. ... Pliny
the Elder, lost his life trying to rescue the people of Pompeii.