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Pompeii - Buried Alive

Two-thousand years ago, Rome was an all-powerful empire and Pompeii was one of its prosperous provincial towns-until Mount Vesuvius exploded in ...youtube.com
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Villa dei Papiri, Herculaneum 32 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The Villa dei Papiri (aka the Villa of the Pisones) was initially investigated in the first generation of excavations in Herculaneum and Pompeii (1750-1761) by the tunnelling method. Recently new probes have been carried out ...
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The last days of Pompeii and Herculaneum - Emit Repoons on a ...

The last days of Pompeii and Herculaneum - Emit Repoons on a ... | Pompeii and Herculaneum | Scoop.it
At 1 p.m. on August 24, A.D. 79 Vesuvius erupted And after nine hours of pain and agony Pompeii and Herculaneum were put out of their misery. An eye witness Pliny wrote about the event of that horrible day.
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Pompeii, a city devastated by the eruption of Vesuvius.

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How Pompeii Perished - Scientific American (blog)

How Pompeii PerishedScientific American (blog)For me, though, these plaster victims prompt other thoughts too – about the city of Pompeii as a whole, and what it stands for.
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Saving the ruins of Herculaneum ~ Roman News and Archeology

Saving the ruins of Herculaneum ~ Roman News and Archeology | Pompeii and Herculaneum | Scoop.it
Roman heritage news excavations digs history Roman Empire Ancient Roma Archeology Julius Caesar histoire Rome antique fouilles archéologiques empire romain Jules Cesar archeologie (Saving the ruins of Herculaneum ~ Roman News and Archeology
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Fresh concern over ancient Pompeii after new collapse - Reuters

Fresh concern over ancient Pompeii after new collapseReutersROME (Reuters) - Part of the wall of a house in the ancient city of Pompeii collapsed on Friday, raising fresh concerns about the state of one of the world's most treasured archaeological...
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Calls for greater care in conservation.

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