• Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79

    Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79

    Mount Vesuvius, a stratovolcano in modern-day Italy, erupted in 79 AD in one of the deadliest volcanic eruptions in European history, which was witnessed and documented by Pliny the Younger, a Roman administrator and poet.

  • Pompei: The Legend of Vesuvius

    Pompei: The Legend of Vesuvius

    Pompei: The Legend of Vesuvius, also known as TimeScape: Journey to Pompeii, is a 2000 historical adventure game. The game was developed by Arxel Tribe and Réunion des Musées Nationaux, and published by Cryo Interactive. It followed by a sequel, Jerusalem: The Three Roads to the Holy Land .

  • Battle of Vesuvius

    The Battle of Vesuvius (also known as the Battle of the Veseris) was the first recorded battle of the Latin War. The battle was fought near Mount Vesuvius in 340 BC between the Romans, with their allies the Samnites, against a coalition of several peoples: Latins, Campanians, Volsci, Sidicini, and Aurunci. The surviving sources on the battle, however, focus almost solely on the Romans (led by Titus Manlius Torquatus and Publius Decius Mus ) and the Latins.

  • The Secrets of Vesuvius

    The Secrets of Vesuvius

    The Secrets of Vesuvius is a children's historical novel set in Roman times by Caroline Lawrence. The novel is the second in the Roman Mysteries series; sequel to The Thieves of Ostia and prequel to The Pirates of Pompeii novels. The Secrets of Vesuvius was the basis for the first episode of the BBC television adaption of the books, which was broadcast on BBC1 on 8 May 2007 at 16:30 local time.

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