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 ...
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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
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 ...
Sep 23, 2012 ... ... and Angry Planet TV show host, George Kourounis visits the ancient city of
Pompeii in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. Th... ... i love history.
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
On a sweltering summer afternoon, Antonio Irlando leads me down the Via dell'
Abbondanza, the main thoroughfare in first-century Pompeii. The architect and ...
Jul 29, 2011 ... Yale history professor Diana Kleiner explains the ideal layout of a Roman house,
which we see at Pompeii, is devoted almost entirely to public ...
What Happened in Pompeii. Pompeii is undoubtedly one of the world's best
known archaeological sites. Its fame comes from its dramatic destruction and ...
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 ...