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Timeline: Pompeii
8th–6th centuries BC: Pompeii is founded.
79 AD: Mount Vesuvius erupts, covering Pompeii 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of ash.
1748: The ruins of Pompeii are discovered.

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.

The Lost City of Pompeii - National Geographic Kids

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The well-preserved ruins of Pompeii give visitors a look into the lives of ancient Romans. ... Pompeii may be ancient history, but scientists are pretty sure Mount ...

The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD - EyeWitness to History

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The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD. Printer Friendly Version >>>. On August 24, 79 Mount Vesuvius literally blew its top, spewing tons of molten ash, pumice and  ...

Pompeii - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Nov 17, 2012 ... Pompeii was a large Roman town in the Italian region of Campania which was completely buried in volcanic ash following the eruption of ...

Mount Vesuvius & Pompeii: Facts & History - Live Science

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Jun 29, 2016 ... The only active volcano on mainland Europe is famous for destroying the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.

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 ...

Pompeii | ancient city, Italy | Britannica.com

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Sep 13, 2016 ... Pompeii is first mentioned in history in 310 bce, when, during the Second Samnite War, a Roman fleet landed at the Sarnus port of Pompeii and ...

Interactive Dig Pompeii - History - Interactive Digs - Archaeology

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What Happened in Pompeii. Pompeii is undoubtedly one of the world's best known archaeological sites. Its fame comes from its dramatic destruction and ...