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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.



[edit]. The archaeological digs at the site extend to the street level of the AD 79 volcanic event; deeper digs in older parts of Pompeii ...

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.

Deconstructing History: Pompeii Video - Pompeii - HISTORY.com


It was nearly wiped out during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. What is left of this ancient city and will Vesuvius erupt again? Uncover the lost city of ...

"Pompeii: Stories from an Eruption" is on view from October 22, 2005 through March 26, 2006 at The Field Museum in Chicago. The Art History Guide provides a look at some of the artifacts from the exhibit and a review written by Gail S. Myhre. More »
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The Destruction of Pompeii, 79 AD - EyeWitness to History


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


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 - LiveScience


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

Ancient Rome for Kids: The City of Pompeii - Ducksters


History >> Ancient Rome. The city of Pompeii was a major resort city during the times of Ancient Rome. However, in 79 AD, disaster struck the city when it was ...

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Sep 23, 2012 ... Me too I'm Italian from the next city over of pompeii . Read more .... wearing muslim mask n covered by historical method of killing.."slaughter" ...
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Q: Ancient/Classical History. /. pompeii.
A: Dear Jim, as far as I know, being  not an archaeologist, the excavations at Pompeii which began in the first half of the 18th.century were less  difficult as ex... Read More »
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Q: Mount Vesuvius History: Pompeii and Herculaneum
A: At 1 p.m. on August 24, A.D. 79, it began. Nineteen hours later, the two wealthy Read More »
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Q: History of Pompeii, Italy.
A: Pompeii, Italy, located near modern Naples, was a hidden city for centuries. Not until the 18th century did anyone discover the remains of one of the original R... Read More »
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Q: Why was the discovery of Pompeii significant to the history of it...
A: The civilization of Pompeii was one of debauchery and sex. They even had sexual positions minted into their coins, which would be used to pay prostitutes, who w... Read More »
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Q: What was going on in the church history about the time the city o...
A: Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was destroyed and completely buried during a long catastrophic eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius spanning two days in the y... Read More »
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