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*Fast Facts* - ... The city of Pompeii was an ancient Roman town-city near modern Naples, before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius - ... At the time of the eruption, the town may have had some 20,000 inhabitants - ... The site was lost for about 1,500 years until its initial rediscovery in 1599


Interactive Map!http://www.archaeology.co.uk/images/stories/cwa/pompeii/pompeii-map2.htm#14

Pompeii: A Mystery of People Frozen in Time~ After many years scientists are still questioning how the bodies were preserved so well.~The bodies of Pompeii are like nothing else on earth.~As you watch, consider what they must have felt, and imagine how you would feel in that situation.

An ancient voice reaches out from the past to tell us of the disaster. This voice belongs to Pliny the Younger whose letters describe his experience during the eruption. These letters were discovered in the 16th century. http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/pompeii.htm


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