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Naples: Passion and death in Italy's underrated gem

Naples: Passion and death in Italy's underrated gem - Telegraph Beautiful streets and Italian shps.

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from mirror

People like us: An incredible insight into the Romans who died in Pompeii's horror

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~AUGUSTUS: The first Roman emperor, also called Octavian, adopted by Caesar and gained power by his defeat of Antony, he then became the emperor in effect~

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Watching Pompeii : the mystery of people frozen in time on #bbc4 educational viewing about a place I hope to visit this summer :)

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House of the Golden Bracelet - Pompeii. A family of four was found in a room under the stairs; the woman was wearing the bracelet which gives the house its name

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from Slow Vegan Travel Blog

The Ancient City of Pompeii - A Guided Tour with Walks of Italy

Knowing the architecture and ancient ruins is just a short visit from Naples, we joined the 'Best Of" from Walks of Italy's collection of Pompeii tours.

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from Mail Online

When Victoria met Albert: Tender letter reveals how Queen fell in love with her prince

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Herculaneum, Pompeii sister city, also buried in the eruption. Was hermetically sealed by the ash and lava so many items such as bone and wood were preserved, which was not the case with Pompeii. However, there is a modern city above herculaneum, so only about 25% has been excavated.

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