What Was Pompeii?

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The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years. In 1748, explorers rediscovered the port city with intact buildings and beautiful mosaics.

Pages: 112

Pages: 112



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This easy-to-read account is gripping and includes photos of the ruins.

  • Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside the Ancient Rome lapbooks, notebooking pages, and booklets.
  • Tapestry of Grace families: Replacement title for Pompeii: City of Ashes, Through Time: Pompeii, and Pompeii: Lost and Found. Use for 1 week in Unit 4 of Year 1.


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