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Roman Numerals Lesson – The Destruction of Pompeii

Destruction of Pompeii

roman numerals Pompeii

Roman Numerals Pompeii

On the XXIV of August LXXIX CE, Mount Vesuvius erupted & completely buried the Roman city of Pompeii in volcanic ash. NB There was no lava in this eruption despite many modern movies show that there was.

It is thought around 5 000 people were killed in the catastrophe.

Pompeii lay buried and lost to the modern world until it was rediscovered as the result of intentional excavations in MDCCXLVIII CE

 

 

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