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being nine more than seventy

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The time period surveyed by the show stretches from the first discoveries in 1748 to the bombing of 24 August 1943--on the exact anniversary of the 79 AD eruption of the volcano--which caused the destruction, for the second time, of parts of the archaeological site.
20) to the historian Tacitus provide an eye-witness account of the 79 AD eruption.
Just a few miles outside the city lies the ancient site of Pompeii, destroyed by the volcano Vesuvius's eruption in 79 AD.
Since 79 AD Vesuvius has erupted three dozen times.
Steven Ellis from University of Cincinnati and his team of archaeologists have spent more than a decade at two city blocks within a non-elite district in the Roman city of Pompeii, which was buried under a volcano in 79 AD.
Doomsday scenarios are actually not new to mankind, with one of the first apocalyptic fear caused way back in 79 AD when the eruption of Mount Vesuvius buried the Italian city of Pompeii.
He appears in the most visually stunning episode since the series returned, set in Pompeii around the time when Mount Vesuvius froze the ancient town in concrete in 79 AD.
Called Pompeii, it will see the son of the late hellraiser Richard Harris play a wealthy merchant in the movie, which will be set in 79 AD and tell of a slave-turned-gladiator whose true love is due to marry a corrupt general.
It is thought to have been home to around 20,000 people in 79 AD, when Vesuvius obliterated it, and the site stretches over 66 hectares, around 45 of which have been excavated.
Both disasters at the site of the 2,000-year-old city, which was buried beneath volcanic ash in 79 AD, were said to be caused by torrential rains.
The thriving resort town for wealthy Romans was buried under ash and mud during the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
The last time the volcano erupted was in 1944 but the deadliest was in 79 AD when 16,000 people died in the nearby towns including Pompeii.
He wrote: "The fort was established around 79 AD as part of the early Roman system of military conquest and control of northern Britain.
In 2004 when academics unearthed skeletons found at a house in the ancient Roman town that was covered in ashes in 79 AD, they thought it belonged to an extinct breed of horse, reports Softpedia.