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Like the pyroclastic flows that struck Pompeii, this one brought instant, searing death.Mount Vesuvius victims died just moments away from rescue|Kiona N. Smith|May 14, 2021|Ars Technica
Only two-thirds of Pompeii has been dug up over the past three centuries, and for most of that time, the job was done with pickaxes.
At Pompeii, for example, researchers recently used this type of radar to help target areas for exploration in a section of the city that has remained buried under ash for 2,000 years.
A recent survey of a palatial house at Pompeii, for example, showed that it was built on the foundations of a much older building.
The domus we see here belonged to one Caecilius Iucundus, a wealthy banker from Pompeii who lived almost 2,000 years ago.The Roman Domus (House): Architecture and Reconstruction|Dattatreya Mandal|April 8, 2020|Realm of History
Yea, OK, so Pompeii has movies with Jon Snow, songs, and millions of visitors—but is it under water?!The World’s Craziest Underwater Adventures|Nina Strochlic|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I came back from doing Pompeii and that had helped me with my fighting skills.Kit Harington: Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow Learns to Fight Dirty|Marlow Stern|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pompeii is an easy target because of its size and because it is badly guarded.Pompeii Made It Through a Volcano, but Can It Survive Vandals?|Barbie Latza Nadeau|March 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Husks of homes, some of them choked in jungular vines, furnish a tropical Pompeii for viewers on the disaster bus tours.Eight Years After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans Has Been Resurrected|Jason Berry|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Pompeii is at risk of becoming a wasteland as its ruins disintegrate to dust due to lack of maintenance.Italy’s Culture Falling to Ruins Amid Austerity Cuts|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The view which here presents itself is much more impressive than that at Pompeii, near Naples.
Unlike Pompeii, it was not covered by protecting ashes, but laid openly exposed to the weather.
Will this farce never have an end until the escaped gas blows up the colliery, and makes of it and of us a new Pompeii?Black Diamonds|Mr Jkai
What remains to us, in the mural decorations of Pompeii and the designs on vases, seem to confirm the criticisms of the ancients.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
There is a wall painting of such a scene, found at Pompeii and reproduced in Fig. 12.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
British Dictionary definitions for Pompeii
Cultural definitions for Pompeii
A city of the Roman Empire, on the Italian seacoast, that was known for the luxury and dissipated ways of its citizens. It was destroyed in the first century by an eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius.