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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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
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May 23, 2014 ... Pompeii - The Last Day recreates that momentous day, and shows first ... The
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The people in Pompeii and Herculaneum were taken by complete surprise when
the volcano erupted. ... Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii: Facts and history
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
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.
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, ...
Copies of Frescoes from Pompeii and Herculaneum. Since few paintings have
survived from that era, Pompeii is one of the few precious sources for much of ...
This video clip discusses the ways in which the people of Pompeii perished due
to the ... Pompeii was home to thousands of people until life stopped in 79 A.D. ...