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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


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

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


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 ...

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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 ...

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. ... Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii: Facts and history

10 Pompeii Facts | Primary Facts


Jun 5, 2013 ... Pompeii was an ancient city in southern Italy. ... Vesuvius, and his uncle, Pliny the Elder, lost his life trying to rescue the people of Pompeii.

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


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  ...

Giuseppe Fiorelli | Italian archaeologist | Britannica.com


Italian archaeologist whose systematic excavation at Pompeii helped to preserve much of the ... role in Pompeii's excavation (in Pompeii: History of excavations).

Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum - Paul Roberts - Oxford ...


In AD 79, the beautiful Bay of Naples was rocked by the dramatic fiery eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Pompeii and Herculaneum--and countless nearby farms, ...

The Fires of Vesuvius: Pompeii Lost and Found by Mary Beard ...


Matt said: Pompeii is the most famous dead city in the world. ... in 79 CE, the ruins of Pompeii offer the best evidence we have of life in the Roman Empire.

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.
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Ancient Rome for Kids: The City of Pompeii - Ducksters


History Pompeii was originally settled around the 7th century BC by the Oscan peoples. The port city was in a prime location for trade as well as farming. The rich ...

Daily life in ancient Pompeii


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

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


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