In the year 79, Pompeii was a lively resort town located on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. Little did its residents know, the city was about to be struck by a natural disaster that would erase the city from the map forever. Remembered as one of the most terrible disaster of all time, the eruption of Mount Vesuvius took the lives of many residents and the city itself, covered in a thick layer of ash that would preserve these remains of ancient life for centuries to come.
This book is a practical and accessible guide to understanding more about the eruption of Vesuvius, providing you with the essential information and saving time.
In 50 minutes you will be able to:
• Understand the historical context of the time before the eruption struck and the cities surrounding the volcano
• Learn more about the people involved in the disaster and their account of that fateful day
• Analyze the consequences of the volcano’s eruption and how it led to the eradication of the city of Pompeii and its neighboring towns
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