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Graffiti from Pompeii

Huge collection of very NSFW translations of Pompeiian graffiti.Suddenly I feel a little less disgusted with #pornpop http://t.co/ObTaE65VIj
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Unesco warns Italy over Pompeii - The Art Newspaper

Unesco warns Italy over Pompeii - The Art Newspaper | Year 12 Ancient History | Scoop.it
Unesco has warned Italy that Pompeii will be placed on its “World Heritage in Danger” list unless urgent steps are taken to preserve the site. This follows a damning report by a group of Unesco-appointed international experts, ...
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The Giant of Marathon ✪FREE FULL MOVIE✪ War Film / Peplum

"Set in 490 B.C. when the Persian armies were ready to finish conquering Greece and head into Europe, Phidippides (Steve Reeves, who else?) rallies the Athen...
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Ancient Greece - Persian, Peloponnesian, Spartan, Greek Wars

Ancient Greece - Persian, Peloponnesian, Spartan, Greek Wars | Year 12 Ancient History | Scoop.it
Information on Ancient Greek Wars, Peloponnesian, Persian Wars.

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Kristy Smith's curator insight, May 5, 2013 12:04 AM

Read this article and answer the following questions for our next class.

1. Why were the Spartans so angered at Athens that caused them to start a war against them?

2.  In your opinion what could have caused the end of the war and why was Sparta victorious?

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The Persian Wars is hugely influential, cited by 2,500 years’ worth of historians. Some argue, in… | Lucian Reblogs

The Persian Wars is hugely influential, cited by 2,500 years’ worth of historians. Some argue, in… http://t.co/8bBhwdfPEP
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Yangchen Lhamo's curator insight, February 27, 2014 4:06 AM

The Persian Wars is stated to narrates some of Western history’s important events. 

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QI: some quite interesting things about 300s - Telegraph.co.uk

QI: some quite interesting things about 300s - Telegraph.co.uk | Year 12 Ancient History | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk QI: some quite interesting things about 300s Telegraph.co.uk Perhaps the most famous 300 of all were the Spartan soldiers under Leonidas, who held Xerxes's 100,000-strong Persian army for three days at the pass of Thermopylae in...
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In Transit: Back to Pompeii - Nouse

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In Transit: Back to Pompeii
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When Mt. Vesuvius erupted in 79AD, it ejected into the stratosphere a poisonous plume of volcanic gas, ash and molten rock at a rate of 1.5 million tonnes per second.
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The Other Pompeii: Life and Death in Herculaneum - History Documentary (HD)

The Other Pompeii: Life and Death in Herculaneum - History Documentary (HD) Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill presents a documentary following the scientific ...

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Pompeii Is Crumbling—Can It Be Saved?

Pompeii Is Crumbling—Can It Be Saved? | Year 12 Ancient History | Scoop.it
Collapses highlight "critical" situation, but site is "absolutely safe for tourists."

Last month, part of a major wall came tumbling down in Pompeii, the ancient Roman city frozen in time by a f...

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Visting Pompeii and Herculaneum - Telegraph

Visting Pompeii and Herculaneum - Telegraph | Year 12 Ancient History | Scoop.it
Ask the experts: Anne Hanley, our Italy expert, suggests the best travel options for visiting Pompeii, Herculaneum and other attractions in the Naples area.

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Thermopylae: The Battle for the West

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The struggle between the Persian army and the Spartans in the battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C was a turning point in the Greco-Persian wars.

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Yangchen Lhamo's curator insight, February 27, 2014 4:11 AM

The Battle of Thermopylae was turning point in Greco-Persian wars. 

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Italy calls for German assistance as Pompeii falls further into ruin ...

Italy calls for German assistance as Pompeii falls further into ruin ... | Year 12 Ancient History | Scoop.it
This article titled “Italy calls for German assistance as Pompeii falls further into ruin” was written by Lizzy Davies in Rome, for theguardian.com on Friday 30th August 2013 20.35 UTC. With the greatest number of Unesco world ...
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Last Chance for Pompeii Exhibition! - Roman Mysteries & Western ...

Last Chance for Pompeii Exhibition! - Roman Mysteries & Western ... | Year 12 Ancient History | Scoop.it
You've been meaning to go to the British Museum Pompeii Exhibition all summer but it finishes at the end of September. At time of posting this, pre-booked tickets are almost sold out – just a few left for September weekends ...
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