In the year 79 AD, Italy& Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.
People like us: An incredible insight into the Romans who died in Pompeii's horror
Excavation findings in Pompeii picture) and Herculaneum picture). Two towns close to the famous Vesuvius volcano (Italy) that erupt almost years ago.
Vesuvius eruption in 1944. This was the next eruption after the infamous one in 79 A.D. The volcano is still live, scientists are certain it will erupt again. There are now a half Million people living near it in Pompeii Italy.
Vesuvius from Pompeii, Italy : Pompeii was an ancient Roman town in Italy. The city Pompeii was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.