the XXIV of August LXXIX
CE, Mount Versuvius erupted & completely buried
the Roman city of Pompeii in volcanic ash. NB There was
no lava in this eruption.
is thought around 5 000
people were killed in the catastrophe.
layed buried and lost to the modern world until it was rediscovered
as the result of intentional excavations in MDCCXLVIII
Convert and record the roman numerals shown on this page.
Present them as a paragraph written in the form a news report.
Read the Roman historian Pliny the Younger's first hand
account of the day in when his father died trying to rescue
people from Pompii. The
Destruction of Pompeii
How has the excavation of Pompeii given us insight into
Roman life at the time.
Lava did not kill the majority of the people who died in
the Pompeii tragedy as many people have come to believe.
List V of the most interesting
facts you can find about Pompeii eg What
did they use to bleach their clothes? What role has plaster
played in recording the history of Pompeii? What is a pyroclastic