"Pompei" Pompeii by orlandom
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Pompeii a town with over 10,000 people that On a summer morning of the 24th of august 79 AD many woke up to there last day . Pompeii was buried after an unexpected and dramatic eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius.The tragedy left little possibility of survival for the estimated 10.000 people who lived in the towm. and that where buried alive by 4 meters of ash and lapillus.For many day's before there had ben various tremors,which had not been taken into account ,because of the frequency in campania. In 62 A.D.,Seventeen years before Pompeii was buried,a violent earthquake (grade 6 on the Richter scale ) seriously shook the town with a large number od people killed and considerable damage done to building's
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Amphitheatre, Asellina's Tavern, bakery of Modestus
Bakery of sotericus, Basilica, Building of Eumachia, Castellum Aquae
Central Baths, Comitium, Forum, Forum Baths, Forum grain stores, Forum Public Toilet, Garden of the Fugitives,
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