Mt. Vesuvius


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Noun1.Mt. Vesuvius - a volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coastMt. Vesuvius - a volcano in southwestern Italy on the Mediterranean coast; a Plinian eruption in 79 AD buried Pompeii and killed Pliny the Elder; last erupted in 1944
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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The action is well paced, but predictable, with astute readers being able to figure out major plot points far in advance; for example, the action moves to the city of Pompeii a short time before the eruption of Mt.
I was mesmerized by the beauty and delicacy of Roman glass, and by the almost contemporary pixilation of the mosaics, but like Mt.
The entire village of Hashimuregawa was buried under volcanic ash, just as Pompeii in Italy was completely buried under ash and pumice by the eruption of Mt.
A state-of-the-art tram system carried citizens, while commodities such as tea from China, cotton from the United States and oranges from Jerusalem were carted to market over streets paved with stones from Mt.
The scroll is among hundreds retrieved from the remains of a lavish villa at Herculaneum, which along with Pompeii was one of several Roman towns that were destroyed when Mt.
Founded in 1798 and named after a Roman city that was buried by the eruption of Mt.
DEATH IN THE ASHES - A FOURTH CASE FROM THE NOTEBOOKS OF PLINY THE YOUNGER provides a satisfying story set a few years after the eruption of Mt.
Another of the free options is a marvelous re-enactment of the eruption of Mt.
It's almost as much fun to read about sundaes called Mt.
What's so interesting about Pompeii is that when Mt.
Its scenic resources (such as the isle of Capri and the bays of Amalfi and Sorrento), its historical treasures like Pompeii and its iconic active volcano, Mt.