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Temple of Jupiter - AD79eruption

Temple of Jupiter - AD79eruption

Temple of Fortuna Augusta - AD79eruption

Temple of Fortuna Augusta - AD79eruption

Strada dell'Abbondanza, Pompei, Catalogue of Giorgio Sommer's pictures - Wikimedia Commons

Strada dell'Abbondanza, Pompei, Catalogue of Giorgio Sommer's pictures - Wikimedia Commons

Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis and Boscoreale were lost to the world in late August AD79 to lie hidden for almost 1800 years, a time capsule of Roman life in the first century AD.  This website provides details on the story of their destruction and re-discovery and an in-depth look at what can be seen today.

Pompeii, Herculaneum, Stabiae, Oplontis and Boscoreale were lost to the world in late August AD79 to lie hidden for almost 1800 years, a time capsule of Roman life in the first century AD. This website provides details on the story of their destruction and re-discovery and an in-depth look at what can be seen today.

Historic photograph: Temple of Venus, Pompeii, by 'Giorgio Sommer (1834-1914)

Historic photograph: Temple of Venus, Pompeii, by 'Giorgio Sommer (1834-1914)

Pompei, Catalogue of Giorgio Sommer's pictures - Wikimedia Commons

Pompei, Catalogue of Giorgio Sommer's pictures - Wikimedia Commons

Catalogue of Giorgio Sommer's pictures - Wikimedia Commons

Catalogue of Giorgio Sommer's pictures - Wikimedia Commons

Temple of Vespasian - AD79eruption

Temple of Vespasian - AD79eruption

View through the atrium and tablinum of the House of the Tragic Poet in Pompeii / Jules Frederic Bouchet and Raoul Rochette

View through the atrium and tablinum of the House of the Tragic Poet in Pompeii / Jules Frederic Bouchet and Raoul Rochette

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