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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.



According to Strabo, Pompeii was also captured by the Etruscans, and in fact recent excavations have shown the presence of Etruscan inscriptions and a ...

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


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 ...

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.

Ancient Rome for Kids: The City of Pompeii - Ducksters


As a result, much of what we know about everyday life in the Roman Empire comes from Pompeii. Interesting Facts about the City of Pompeii. The eruption ...

25 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Pompeii Destruction - List25


Jan 1, 2015 ... You think you know there is to know about the Pompeii disaster? Think again. Here are 25 facts that will shed a different light on Pompeii.

10 Pompeii Facts | Primary Facts


Jun 5, 2013 ... Here are some facts about the city of Pompeii. Pompeii was an ancient city in southern Italy. The remains of the settlement are located near to ...

Top 10 Facts About Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii - Degreed


Mount Vesuvius is a volcano in southern Italy that sat dormant for centuries. That all changed on August 24, 79 AD, when a massive eruption destroyed the cities ...

Fun Facts - City of Pompeii


Fun Facts!! The city of Pompeii did not know that Vesuvius was a volcano, as it hadn't erupted in 1,800 years; There isn't even a Latin word for volcano when the  ...

Mount Vesuvius & Pompeii: Facts & History - LiveScience


Mar 13, 2013 ... The only active volcano on mainland Europe is famous for destroying the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

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Q: What are facts about Pompeii?
A: there are 200 wine bars in pompeii and 9 temples. it getzz devasted by active volcano named vesuvius. Read More »
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Q: What are facts about Pompeii and mtVesuveus?
A: Mount Vesuvius erupted in AD 79, when the whole town of Pomeii was covered in ash! Read More »
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Q: I want to know facts about pompeii?
A: Pompeii is a ruined and partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompeii. Along ... Read More »
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Q: Does anyone know any little known facts about Pompeii?
A: Pompeii and herculaneum were two of about half a dozen Roman settlements wiped from the face of the earth in AD79. Pompeii was apparently mostly evacuated, unli... Read More »
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Q: Facts about Pompeii worm.
A: The Pompeii worm, Alvinella pompejana, is a species of deep-sea polychaete worm. Read More »
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