Yea, OK, so Pompeii has movies with Jon Snow, songs, and millions of visitors—but is it under water?!
Pompeii is at risk of becoming a wasteland as its ruins disintegrate to dust due to lack of maintenance.
I came back from doing Pompeii and that had helped me with my fighting skills.
Husks of homes, some of them choked in jungular vines, furnish a tropical Pompeii for viewers on the disaster bus tours.
“The subject of Pompeii is probably safe at this point,” Shearer says.
We are going up Vesuvius, of course, and to Herculaneum and Pompeii, and the usual places.
The street might have been a byway in old Pompeii for all the life that moved within it.
The number of people who have visited Pompeii solely because the Bay of Naples was in an ugly mood will never be counted.
What is Pompeii, and all that is found there, but one vast heathen relic?
There is no building, even in the Strada Tribunali, which was standing when Pompeii 134 was a city.
Roman town buried by volcanic eruption 79 C.E., excavated beginning in 1755; the name is from Oscan pompe "five," in reference to its five districts. Related: Pompeian.