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The inhabitants of Pompeii had long been used to minor quaking (indeed, the writer Pliny the Younger wrote that earth ...


The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 was one of the most catastrophic volcanic eruptions in ... The AD 79 eruption was preceded by a powerful earthquake seventeen years before on February 5, AD 62, which ... The deaths of 600 sheep from "tainted air" in the vicinity of Pompeii, reported by Seneca the Younger, leads ...


Find out more about the history of Pompeii, including videos, interesting articles, ... It was nearly wiped out during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. What  ...


Eye witness account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, 79 AD. ... the inhabitants of the neighboring Roman resort cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae.


Jun 29, 2016 ... It is best known because of the eruption in A.D. 79 that destroyed the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Mount Vesuvius is considered to be ...


The well-preserved ruins of Pompeii give visitors a look into the lives of ancient ... But in the summer of A.D. 79, the nearby Mount Vesuvius volcano erupted.


Nov 17, 2012 ... Pompeii was a large Roman town in the Italian region of Campania which was completely buried in ... which was completely buried in volcanic ash following the eruption of nearby Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE. ... Advertisement.


Feb 2, 2016 ... A Day in Pompeii, an exhibition held at the Melbourne Museum in ... How to Bake Ancient Roman Bread Dating Back to 79 AD: A Video Primer.


Mar 29, 2011 ... It is certain that when the eruption of Vesuvius started on the morning of 24 August, AD 79, it caught the local population utterly unprepared.