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Pom·pe·ii

 (pŏm-pā′, -pā′ē)
An ancient city of southern Italy southeast of Naples. Founded in the sixth or early fifth century bc, it was a Roman colony by 80 bc and became a prosperous port and resort with many noted villas, temples, theaters, and baths. Pompeii was destroyed by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in ad 79. The incredibly well-preserved ruins were rediscovered in 1748 and have been extensively excavated.

Pom·pe′ian, Pom·pei′ian adj. & n.

Pompeii

(pɒmˈpeɪiː)
n
(Placename) an ancient city in Italy, southeast of Naples: buried by an eruption of Vesuvius (79 ad); excavation of the site, which is extremely well preserved, began in 1748

Pom•peii

(pɒmˈpeɪ, -ˈpeɪ i)

n.
an ancient city in SW Italy, on the Bay of Naples: buried along with Herculaneum by an eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79; much of the city has been excavated.
Pom•pe′ian, Pom•pei′ian, n., adj.
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Noun1.Pompeii - ancient city to the southeast of Naples that was buried by a volcanic eruption from Vesuvius
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
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Pompeii

[pɒmˈpeɪɪ] NPompeya f

Pompeii

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Y este es un aspecto fundamental que puede asociarse con facilidad a Pompeya, el sitio arqueologico mas antiguo y extenso del mundo y cuyo un significado especifico dentro del conjunto de referencias multiseculares actuales remite a las nociones de identidad, nacion y patrimonio.
Numerosos artistas retrataron sus impresiones de viaje, lo mismo de las ruinas del Foro romano o Pompeya, que los paisajes de la campina toscana.
He also reviews a recent translation of Linda Fierz-David's La Villa de los Misterios de Pompeya and one of the "Song of Songs" in a critical edition.
TBS, located on the north bank of the Tiputini River, along the north central border of the Yasuni National Park, is around eight hours away from the capital city of Quito (A 30 minute flight to the town of Coca, followed by a two-hour trip through the Napo River to Pompeya, another two hour in an open bus, and a final two-hour journey up the Tiputini River, is required to reach the TBS).
Atenas, Roma, Pompeya, Paris, Florencia, Nueva York y Bogota se convirtieron en motivo de estudio en los talleres: cada semestre se elegia una (o algunas) y sobre ambitos urbanos-historicos precisos se hacia el examen de diferentes obras caracteristicas en cada ciudad estudiada.
Ferreyra's work, both silents and talkies, is notable for its extensive use of location shooting, such as the remarkable opening sequence of Puente Alsina (1935), which documents the manual labor involved in the building of the bridge that spanned the Riachuelo to connect the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Pompeya with the Province of Buenos Aires.
Tal vez pudiera serlo mi poema <<Los amantes de Pompeya," escrito en 1990 y que da inicio a Palabra del que vuelve.
En una region conocida como Campania--cerca de Napoles, al sur de Italia--se fundo Pompeya, una antigua provincia del Imperio romano.
1) recordemos que ambos monarcas promovieron las exploraciones pioneras de Herculano, Pompeya y Estabia, (2) y que auspiciaron numerosas expediciones cientificas en ultramar, las cuales incluian en sus respectivas agendas el estudio de las antiguedades locales.
Ademas, Pompeya fue durante algun tiempo nieta politica de Cesar (durante el matrimonio de su hija Julia con el propio Pompeyo) (26), por lo que es comprensible dicho perdon.
Las inscripciones de Pompeya ofrecen ejemplos de sincopa mas alla de las formas contractas: exmuccaut por exmucauit, pedicaut por pedicauit y maldixit por maledixit.
Luego, la historia registra la erupcion del monte Vesubio y la destruccion de la ciudad de Pompeya, en el ano 79 de nuestra era; hasta la fecha, el turismo aprecia los mosaicos eroticos peompeyanos.