Pompeii


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ancient city to the southeast of Naples that was buried by a volcanic eruption from Vesuvius

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Lurcio once described Pompeii as: "Imagine Italy is the shape of a woman's leg.
It's the first time that Pompeii risks a real confrontation with contemporary art," said Andrea Viliani, one of the curators of the exhibition.
Guangzhou china city skyline dusk panorama 2011 -- Wikimedia CAIRO -- 30 December 2017: EgyptAir, 21st member of Star Alliance, offers a 30-percent discount on every flight directed to Pompeii in India and Guangzhou in China, in alignment with the fruitful festivities of the Christmas season and midyear vacation.
If Naples itself is not enough, the area is surrounded by lost Roman cities and you can catch a train from the main station to see Pompeii and Herculaneum, to the east.
Shutterstock) Walking through the streets of Pompeii is an eerie experience.
In a matter of hours, the nearby Roman city of Pompeii and its neighbor Herculaneum were buried under tons of ash and volcanic rock.
Escape from Pompeii follows the accounts of Pliny the Younger, who witnessed the event and created the only known surviving first-hand account of the eruption.
PLAY UP POMPEII For our 30th anniversary we fancy a cruise but also want to visit Pompeii.
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Miss Willis, Mr Williams and 9 Year 13 students had an excellent and interesting time visiting Mt Vesuvius, Pompeii, Herculaneum and Solfatara.
She goes behind the scenes of the Great Pompeii Project, where restoration teams have gradually removed the layers of time and deterioration from the frescoes and mosaics of houses.
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Pompeii, destroyed and then unearthed, occupies an important place in our collective history.
A catastrophe which destroyed the loveliest regions of the earth, a fate shared by whole cities and their people, and one so memorable' --so begins the first of the two celebrated letters written by Pliny the Younger to the historian Tacitus in the 1st century AD, recording the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD and the obliteration of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
This study analyzes the representation of the cities buried by Vesuvius and the ways that Pompeii and Herculaneum are recreated in travelogues, novels, novellas, short stories, film, music, songs, operas, and poetry, as well as alleged manuscripts found in the ashes.