Pompeii. By: Isabel Diaz. Pompeii e situato sotto R oma. Mappa di Italia. Monte Vesuvio. Erupted without warning on august 24, 79 AD. La Storia. A thick cloud of gray ash soon covered the sky. Tragically, a lot of people were not able to escape fast enough.
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Pompeii e situato sotto Roma.
Erupted without warning on august 24, 79 AD.
A thick cloud of gray ash soon covered the sky
Tragically, a lot of people were not able to escape fast enough.
Pliny the elder (Gaius Plinius Secundus) was a natural philosopher, military commander and provincial governor. Sadly, he died on August 24, 79 when mount Vesuvius erupted.
Pliny the younger (Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus) was a politician and author. He was Pliny the elder’s nephew and he also died on August 24.
Temple of Jupiter
(Tempio di Giove)
House of the Vettii
Casa del Fauno
Building of Eumachia
These paintings (pittura) were recovered (ritrovato) after the eruption (eruzione) of mount Vesuvius so most of the painters (pittore) are unknown (ignoto).
Pompeii was also known for the sex (sessuale) scandal (scandalo) so it reflects on the paintings