The lupanar of pompeii is the most famous brothel in the ruined roman city of pompeii it is of particular interest for the erotic paintings on its walls. Mount vesuvius is a volcano in southern italy that sat dormant for centuries that all changed on august 24, 79 ad, when a massive eruption destroyed the cities of pompeii and herculaneum, submerging them under layers of volcanic material and mud and killing thousands of people here are 10 facts. Rostovtzeff was a russian exile who became professor of ancient history and archaeology at yale university for his history, he had drawn on his knowledge of pompeii which he had visited several times. The infamous ad 79 eruption of mount vesuvius obliterated the surrounding landscape as well as residents of the roman metropolises that stood in the volcano's shadow after heavy ash caused.
On the wall of house 26, an ancient observer, viewing the aftermath of the eruption, scratched the words sodom and gomor rah—a poignant biblical reference to god's vengeance on the two sinful cities of genesis 19. Today more than a million people live in the cities surrounding mount vesuvius pompeii may be ancient history, but scientists are pretty sure mount vesuvius is overdue for another major explosion luckily the people living near the volcano today will likely receive evacuation warnings before it blows. This is a fantastic service to use for comparison of notes, compilation of notes or even just in an emergency there are high quality and varied notes for all the subjects you need. The people of pompeii were quite unprepared for the eruption of vesuvius - getting on with their busy lives, in total ignorance of what was to come.
Herculaneum: ancient roman city buried by vesuvius in 79ad legend has it that herculaneum was founded by hercules while he was returning from iberia on one of his travels. Of all the lost cities in the world, ancient pompeii is the most 'found' the volcanic eruption that destroyed the roman city also froze it in time - but now, 2,000 years later, it is alive. Mount vesuvius destroyed the entire ancient roman city of pompeii in 79 ad science is allowing us to get closer to the people who lived in herculaneum by unravelling the details of wall paintings that are no longer visible to the naked eye, we are in essence bringing these ancient people back to life. Pompeii is an ancient roman city inland from naples pompeii was buried under ash and rock when mount vesuvius, a nearby volcano, erupted on august 24, 79 ad pompeii seems much like it did in the 1st century because the volcanic ash hermetically sealed the city and its 2,000 residents, some of which are captured in horrific death.
Section i — cities of vesuvius - pompeii and herculaneum 25 marks allow about 45 minutes for this section part a - 15 marks attempt questions 1-7. The recording of vesuvius's destruction by the roman author pliny the younger happened 25 years after the fateful event, in response to a request by the historian tacitus for information about the. Core study: cities of vesuvius — pompeii and herculaneum ancient history stage 6 syllabus examinable content: 1 geographical context ancient history - book 1. More about pompeii and its catastrophic history pompeii, the ancient roman town-city near modern naples, boasted an assortment of baths, houses, graffiti, frescoes and even agricultural produce.
Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for cities of vesuvius: pompeii and herculaneum (ancient sites) at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Mount vesuvius destroyed the city of pompeii, a city south of rome, in ad 79 in about 25 hours, according to history because the city was buried so quickly by volcanic ash, the site is a well. 12 ancient history 12 ah vesuvius vesuvius hsc questions note that as well as these questions, each year there are between 5 and 10 multiple choice questions for this section. An ancient roman town-city near modern naples, in the campania region of italy, destroyed during the eruption of mount vesuvius overview although his administration was marked by a relative absence of major military or political conflicts, titus faced a number of major disasters during his brief reign. Mount vesuvius & ancient city of pompeii heculaneum 2014 documentary hd.
Providing students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to investigate, reconstruct and conserve the past, cities of vesuvius: pompeii and herculaneum third edition has been revised and updated to provide even greater support for the core topic of the nsw year 12 ancient history syllabus. Section i — cities of vesuvius - pompeii and herculaneum part b : 2010 hsc ancient history marking guidelines section iii — personalities in their times. Syllabus links this program is designed to cover key learning areas from the hsc and vce ancient history syllabuses the focus is on the hsc ancient history core study of the cities of vesuvius. Study of the cities of pompeii and herculaneum • use sources to reconstruct aspects of life in pompeii and herculaneum in ad 79 • evaluate the implications of gaps in the evidence for reconstructing life in pompeii and.
Introduction to cities of vesuvius mt vesuvius is located on the south west coast of italy it is volcanic and is linked to a group of other volcanoes included mt etna and mt stromboli. A hsc syllabus dotpoint structured summary of the core module cities of vesuvius, with reference to both archaeological evidence, ancient and modern writers and the latest information about the management and conservation of pompeii and herculaneum. Content focus students investigate the range and nature of archaeological and written sources for the study of the cities of pompeii and herculaneum, and explore issues relating to reconstruction and conservation of the past.