What Was Pompeii?
ISBN: 0448479079
EAN13: 9780448479071
Language: English
Publication Date: March 13, 2014
Pages: 112
Dimensions: 0.40" H x 7.50" L x 5.20" W
Weight: 0.30 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
The morning of August 24, AD 79, seemed like any other in the Roman city of Pompeii. So no one was prepared when the nearby volcano Mount Vesuvius suddenly erupted, spouting ash that buried the city and its inhabitants. The disaster left thousands dead, and Pompeii was no more than a memory for almost 1,700 years. In 1748, explorers rediscovered the port city with intact buildings and beautiful mosaics. This easy-to-read account is gripping and includes photos of the ruins.