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    Pompeii Actions

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    Pompeii Essay Three main actions that went on in the town of Pompeii are Gadgets, Dr.Mom, and Fast Food. Pompeii residents didn’t have multiple types of gadgets. They instead had just a few gadgets that were used for several things. They used the same gadgets for big and small jobs. For example, they might have used pots that could also be used for wine dippers and spindle whorls that were used as furniture ornamentation. Even though ancient Rome had an advanced society, it can’t be assumes household units were used and worked the same way as they do today. Another one of the actions that went on in Pompeii would be the Dr. Mom’s. Archaeologists assume that there was a person who lived in the house who knew how to take…

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    Pompeii

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    On August 24th in 79 AD at approximately 1300 a cloud appeared over the Roman city of Pompeii. This was all the warning the residents had before the nearby volcano, Mount Vesuvius, erupted. Huge quantities of scalding hot ash, pumice and lava pebbles were thrown into the sky. This then cascaded down across an extensive area. Most of the 20,000 residents fled for their lives but approximately 2,000 people stayed behind and hoped to wait out the disaster in their homes. Those who stayed…

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    Patriarchy In Pompeii

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    Pompeii was an ancient Roman city, located in what is know today as southern Italy, that remained lost to the world for over sixteen hundred years after a volcanic eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius left it blanketed in ash. As the city was unearthed a clearer picture of Roman life began to emerge. Though several Roman cities were merely left to disrepair after the empire fell and not impacted by a volcanic eruption, they were affected by the elements that fell upon them in the nearly two…

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    Pompeii Research Paper

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    Have you ever thought about The Lost City of Pompeii? Well, lucky for you, I did some research on the place and gathered some pretty interesting facts and theories about Pompeii. It is located in Italy's Campania Region, near the coast of the Bay of Naples. The city of Pompeii was completely demolished by a volcano by the name of “Mount Vesuvius” in 79 A.D. Therefore, it destroyed almost the entire city. But this gives the archaeologists a chance to look at what's left and draw…

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    Pompeii Book Report

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    My report is about the book "Pompeii" by Ron and Nancy Goor 1986.The book is 118 pages. The book tells of the pre-death, death, and rediscovery of the roman city Pompeii. In this report I will be focusing mainly on exploring the pre-death of the city but will touch upon the death and rediscovery as we continue. This is the story and culture of Pompeii, a living ghost town. Our story begins on August 24th,A.D 79, the day Mount Vesuvius erupted. At around one p.m, as many pompeiians were eating…

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    Immortalization Of Pompeii Essay

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    Over the centuries, the city was abandoned and forgotten as the memory of Pompeii became nothing but a legend passed throughout generations by word of mouth. Despite the fact that the ancient objects from Pompeii were discovered sporadically, the city itself was not found until the 18th century. Ever since, excavations have gone deeper into the city’s mysterious secrets. Archaeological finds reveal how people lived during that time, as well as how they died during the…

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    What Is Pompeii Disaster?

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    Pompeii Disaster There have been few natural disasters quite as catastrophic as the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The volcano destroyed the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum by burying them in molten ash, pumice, sulfuric gas, and mud. The eruption killed thousands of people, and the cities have never been rebuilt since. (History.com) The cities were left undiscovered for 1700 years, until 1748. The discovery of Pompeii led to the revelation of artifacts, bodies and…

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    The morning of August 24th 79 A.D. started out as any other day in Pompeii. The streets were full of people trying to do their daily chores and activities, unaware that it was the day that would be forever engraved in history. The Pompeian settled in that area mainly because of soil and agriculture, but were also mesmerized by the beautiful location. They did not know the dangers of the neighboring volcano and so believed themselves to be very lucky to find such a place. The city of Pompeii, in…

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    Pompeii Research Paper

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    Sophie Sams Miss McGill World History 20 October 2015 Pompeii Ancient Rome was a very powerful empire that was always looking to expand their territory. They happened to expand their territory to a city called Pompeii. Pompeii was a small town with a big story. Pompeii was destroyed by a devastating volcanic eruption and many people died. Also, some rocks were found from the site of the explosion. Pompeii was a coastal Roman city in campania, a…

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    name of my volcano is Mount Vesuvius and back in august 79 AD it caused the city of Pompeii to be destroyed. Volcanos can go off at anytime and anywhere. Earlier before the volcano erupted it was a hot sunny day and the sun was beating down on all the citizens of Pompeii and made them all move to the middle where the water fountain was. As most people went to the middle the volcano started to erupt and put a cloud of ash that was filled with gases and molten rocks (livescience, 2015). The day…

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