Mt. Vesuvius

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a volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coast

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Mt. Vesuvius is a volcano located by the Gulf of Naples on the western coast of Italy.
Mt. Vesuvius was dormant for a few centuries before it erupted in A.D.
The legs of a skeleton emerge from the ground beneath a large rock believed to have crushed the victim's bust during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in A.D.
DEATH IN THE ASHES - A FOURTH CASE FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF PLINY THE YOUNGER provides a satisfying story set a few years after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius and tells of Pliny the Younger, asked by his friend to help her husband, who has been accused of murder.
Synopsis: A few years after the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, where he lost his adoptive father and mentor, Pliny the Younger is asked by his friend Aurelia to help her husband Calpurnius, who has been accused of murder in Naples.
Another of the free options is a marvelous re-enactment of the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.
It's almost as much fun to read about sundaes called Mt. Vesuvius and The Southern Supervisor as it is to eat them.
What's so interesting about Pompeii is that when Mt. Vesuvius erupted, it encased the entire city in ash--people, dogs, houses and businesses.
Its scenic resources (such as the isle of Capri and the bays of Amalfi and Sorrento), its historical treasures like Pompeii and its iconic active volcano, Mt. Vesuvius, complement the enticing incentives it offers the production community.
* Excavated remnants from Pompeii, including silverware, a preserved piece of a wall fresco, and the cast of a man who did not escape the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius.
Rome, March 23 (ANI): Archaeologists have uncovered a marble sculpture dating back to the 1st century AD in the ancient roman town of Herculaneum, which has been sent to Naples, where it will join a major exhibition exploring life in the city buried by Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD.
He and his team end up in Mt. Vesuvius and have to think of a quick escape by using flares and magnesium.
98 Aphthitalite, Mt. Vesuvius, Italy, eruption of 1893, no.
"The audacity of modernity has trained us to challenge the double vertigo of abyss and sky at the same time." This is not a passage from a Futurist manifesto but the voice-over from an old TV documentary on Mt. Vesuvius, which is incorporated into Italian artist Deborah Ligorio's latest video, Il Sonno (Sleep; all works 2007).