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 ...
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 ...
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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 ...
Jan 1, 2015 ... You think you know there is to know about the Pompeii disaster? Think again.
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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 ...
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!! 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
Mar 13, 2013 ... The only active volcano on mainland Europe is famous for destroying the cities of
Pompeii and Herculaneum.