The eternal city of Rome has seen the rise and fall of many civilizations. Christian Saints, historic figures of the past and present have walked the Roman streets. Historic locations, great pieces of architecture and places of interest are practically on every corner. There are cities and there is Rome. And Rome has it all.
Body cast of victim of Pompeii eruption. The Roman city of Pompeii, located in the Bay of Naples, Italy, was ruined and buried under thick layers of ash during an eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD. Many of those buried under the ash were killed by falling buildings or other causes, such as poisonous fumes.