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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.


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 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 ...


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 ... ... George Kourounis visits the ancient city of Pompeii in the shadow of ... n who r people named in Islamic history I got all my answers now all ...


Jul 19, 2017 ... 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 ...


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


On a sweltering summer afternoon, Antonio Irlando leads me down the Via dell' Abbondanza, the main thoroughfare in first-century Pompeii. The architect and ...