A few hundred years ago, we discovered the buried city of Pompeii. Why was the eruption of Mount Vesuvius so deadly?
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History of Pompeii
“Pompeii was a large Roman town in the Italian region of Campania which was completely buried in volcanic ash following the eruption of nearby Mt. Vesuvius in 79 CE.”
A Point of View: Pompeii’s not-so-ancient Roman remains
“Is Pompeii an ancient or a modern wonder? Its ruins have been rebuilt and the bodies of the volcano’s victims are plaster casts, says classical historian Mary Beard.”
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