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An ancient city of southern Italy southeast of Naples. Founded in the sixth or early fifth century b.c.

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Suggested Pdf Resources

Vesuvius and Pompeii
GeOTOUriSM. Vesuvius and Pompeii. – an Unbeatable dramatic Combination of Geology and History.
National Gallery of Art - Children's Discovery Guide -Pompeii and
pean art and culture after the discovery of the ruins of Pompeii in the eighteenth century.
Pompeii Oven Instructions
Why Build a Pompeii Brick Oven Instead of a Barrel Vault Oven. 7 ............................ ......................................................................
Pompeii - The Field Museum
Pompeii: Stories from an Eruption consists of six sections. You will encounter over 450 www.fieldmuseum.
Herculaneum and seven from Pompeii, mostly fir (Abies sp.) but with an admixture from Pompeii, and in 1998 by thirteen timbers, all from. Herculaneum.

Suggested News Resources

Kid stuff
By JACQUELINE BURT Last days of Pompeii: Seriously, these are the last days of Pompei — “Pompeii the Exhibit: Life and Death in the Shadow of Vesuvius” at Discovery Times Square, that is.
Today in History for Wednesday, Aug. 24
AD 79 Long-dormant Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in volcanic ash; an estimated 20000 people died. 1572 The St. Bartholomew's Day massacre of French Protestants at the hands of Catholics began in Paris.
Album: Beirut, The Rip Tide (Pompeii)
On 2009's March of the Zapotec, the Beirut mainman Zach Condon split his output between Mexican funeral-band brass music and a rather tired form of electropop.
Beard explores Rome for BBC2
Pompeii presenter Mary Beard is set to return to BBC2 in a new series that examines ancient Roman society, from All3Media subsidiary Lion TV.
Sunny Pompeii keeps it clean and breezy on Breakfast of Champignons
By Mish Way, August 25, 2011 Sunny Pompeii states on its website that it is “three parts jazz school (1 graduate, 2 free spirits) [and] one part higher education”.

Suggested Web Resources

Pompeii - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei.
Pompeii : Discovery Channel
Explore Discovery Channel's Pompeii. Pompeii was destroyed by a volcanic eruption at Mount Vesuvius.
Tour of Pompeii, the Forgotten City - Images of Italy (Pictures and
Tour of Italy. Pictures and tour of Pompeii. History and photo tour of the ruins.
Pompei Virtual Tour
Enjoy an online tour of ancient Pompeii from a Christian point of view. Discover new insights about the world of the first century church.
Pompeii travel guide - Wikitravel
Open source travel guide to Pompeii, featuring up-to-date information on attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, travel tips and more.

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