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What Year Did Pompeii Get Destroyed

Mount Vesuvius as seen from the ruins of Pompeii, which was destroyed in the eruption of AD 79. The active cone is the high peak on the left side; the smaller one …

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 from there made an …

1 Day in Pompeii: Experience What That Fatal Day Was Like! In 79 AD, the pleasant town of Pompeii was destroyed by a volcanic eruption. The story of that awful day …

Pompeii Trivia Questions & Answers : Roman History This category is for questions and answers related to Pompeii, as asked by users of FunTrivia.com.

It is thought that people first started to live in Pompeii in the 7th century BC, about 2,700 years ago. Pompeii is found close to the coast where ships could come …

Find out more about the history of Pompeii, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Those that did not flee the city of Pompeii in August of 79 AD were doomed. Buried for 1,700 years under 30 feet of mud and ash and reduced by the centuries to …

Excellent photos! I visited Pompeii in 2005 with a large group. We broke off and took guided tours, and our Italian tour guide was knowledgeable and also funny, which …

Buried by the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79, and gradually disinterred from the middle of the 18th century, Pompeii is probably the world’s most famous …

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