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The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania.
Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was partially destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.

Pompeii - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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.

Ancient Rome for Kids: The City of Pompeii - Ducksters

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History >> Ancient Rome. The city of Pompeii was a major resort city during the times of Ancient Rome. However, in 79 AD, disaster struck the city when it was ...

BBC - History - Pompeii: Portents of Disaster

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Mar 29, 2011 ... Read a detailed account about the disaster at Pompeii. Why were people unprepared for the volcanic eruption of Vesuvius if the signs were ...

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

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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 ...

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Pompeii: Its Discovery and ...

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Feb 17, 2011 ... See how Pompeii has survived to show us in amazing detail what town-life was like under Roman rule.

Daily life in ancient Pompeii

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Archaeological excavations of Pompeii represent an exceptional source of information about daily life in Pompei and in Roman Empire under the rule of ...

History of The Ancient City of Pompeii - Mr. Sedivy - Tripod

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September 16, 2002. Mr. Sedivy's Site Has Moved. www.mrsedivy.com. Please Use the NEW Site! Mr. Sedivy's History. Historical Figures Architecture. Home.

Pompeii - New World Encyclopedia

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Pompeii took part in the war that the towns of Campania ... in 80 B.C.E. Pompeii was forced to surrender after the conquest of Nola.