What country is Pompeii in?


What country is Pompeii in?

Locations of Ancient Cities:

In 79 CE, the Roman city of Pompeii was destroyed by the massive volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. For nearly two thousand years it laid beneath the thick layer of ash before being rediscovered.

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Pompeii is located in modern day Italy, though this designation of it as a country did not exist in ancient times. More specifically, Pompeii is...

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Daily Life in Pompeii & Herculaneum
Daily Life in Pompeii & Herculaneum


Chapter 1 / Lesson 6

The ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum were tragically destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. In this lesson, discover how archaeologists make sense of the Roman way of life from evidence found at the sites, and explore the daily life of an ancient Pompeiian.

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