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In AD 79, the people of Pompeii felt rumblings from the nearby mountain of Vesuvius, but they couldn’t have imagined what would happen next… Written by Emily Bright

In AD 79, the people of Pompeii felt rumblings from the nearby mountain of Vesuvius, but they couldn’t have imagined what would happen next… Written by Emily Bright

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Interesting Facts about Pompeii - It was completely ruined and destroyed on an August morning in 79 AD, due to the pyroclastic flows from Mount Vesuvius, which is 8 miles away. Located near Naples in the volcanic region of Campania, it is an archaeological site that was hidden below about 20 feet of volcanic debris until 1599. Once excavation started in the mid-18th century, the world came to know more about ancient Rome, its culture, beliefs.

Interesting Facts about Pompeii - It was completely ruined and destroyed on an August morning in 79 AD, due to the pyroclastic flows from Mount Vesuvius, which is 8 miles away. Located near Naples in the volcanic region of Campania, it is an archaeological site that was hidden below about 20 feet of volcanic debris until 1599. Once excavation started in the mid-18th century, the world came to know more about ancient Rome, its culture, beliefs.

Twenty-one German soldiers found entombed in a perfectly preserved World War One shelter have been discovered 94 years after they were killed.  Likened to a modern day Pompeii.

Twenty-one German soldiers found entombed in a perfectly preserved World War One shelter have been discovered 94 years after they were killed. Likened to a modern day Pompeii.

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On August 24, 79 AD, Pompeii city turned into a city of the death of some life in that place.  Some cool photographs (linked to more cool photographs) and facts about Pompeii on this site.  Click on in.....

On August 24, 79 AD, Pompeii city turned into a city of the death of some life in that place. Some cool photographs (linked to more cool photographs) and facts about Pompeii on this site. Click on in.....

Pompeii and other cities affected by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The black cloud represents the general distribution of ash and cinder. Modern coast lines are shown.

Pompeii and other cities affected by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The black cloud represents the general distribution of ash and cinder. Modern coast lines are shown.

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