The city of Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples in the
..... archeological excavations of Pompeii suggest that the city was buried about ...
Its most famous eruption took place in the year 79 A.D., when the volcano buried
the ancient Roman city of Pompeii under a thick carpet of volcanic ash.
Grade 4-7?Almost 2000 years ago, a modern, prosperous Roman city was lost
forever, buried in lava and ash when Mt. Vesuvius erupted without warning.
Sep 23, 2012 ... The city was buried in volcanic ash after a huge eruption of the volcano in 79 A.D.
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Nov 17, 2012 ... Pompeii was a large Roman town in the Italian region of Campania ... kept falling
and relentlessly the once vibrant city was buried metres deep, ...
Jul 29, 2011 ... So how did a centuries-old, prosperous, beautiful city get buried not just by ash
but by forgetfulness? It's likely that Pompeii was lost in the ...
The cities remained buried and undiscovered for almost 1700 years until ... of late
August 79 AD when the eruption of Vesuvius obliterated Pompeii, killed his ...
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 buried under 20 feet of
On a fateful summer morning in A.D. 79 Mount Vesuvius buried the vibrant
Roman city of Pompeii—and many of its citizens—beneath tons of volcanic ash