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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.
The team said that the eruption would have been similar to Mount Vesuvius' eruption in 79 AD, which wiped out Pompeii.
In the two Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum on the coast of the Bay of Naples in southern Italy, settlements, people, animals and objects were frozen in volcanic ash following an enormous eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
What was the name of the volcano that erupted in the year 79 AD and destroyed the city of Pompeii?
A colourful picture of the Roman world at the time of the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD
On 24 and 25 August 79 AD, Vesuvius erupted and the consequences of that famous eruption are well known.
Moreover, Ligorio's title points to the risks taken by human settlements that deliberately ignore the threatening unpredictability of a still-active volcano, which in 79 AD destroyed the neighboring towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Just a few miles outside the city lies the ancient site of Pompeii, destroyed by the volcano Vesuvius's eruption in 79 AD.
We were expecting just a few foundations and collapsed ruins but there are still complete buildings and dozens of impressive streets to wander around with a helpful guide explaining what happened after nearby Vesuvius blew its top and buried the whole place under metres of ash in just a few hours in 79 AD.
La No trip to Sorrento is complete without a visit to Pompeii, the massive ancient city that was wiped out by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
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.
That's because its first known eruption, back in 79 AD, buried the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in ash.
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.
Naturally, he dwells longest on the most famous event of them all: the 79 AD eruption that preserved Pompeii and Herculaneum in all their glory.
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.