It was the fall of Capua which made the trade of Pozzuoli, and it was the rise of Ostia that destroyed it.
A heavy bribe secured the remains of Leopardi from this fate, and his dust now reposes in a little church on the road to Pozzuoli.
Genuine Roman cement consists of puzzolene (a ferruginous clay from Pozzuoli, calcined by the fires of Vesuvius), lime, and sand.
Torches of the sort we have described were purchased by the writer at Pozzuoli, near Naples.
Naples no doubt had a finer harbour; but Naples was not in Roman hands, while Pozzuoli was.
Beyond picturesque Pozzuoli, jutting out with precipitous piles of building into the sea, lies Bai.
On the 27th of September, 1538, the earth tremors seemed to concentrate themselves around the town of Pozzuoli.
He took Baraka for a long drive in the afternoon, out by Pozzuoli to Baia and back.
But he does not forget the other side of the beautiful bay, Baiæ and Pozzuoli.
The slopes of Pozzuoli were green with herbs, over which no lava had been poured.