The only active volcano on mainland europe is mount vesuvius, situated on the west coast of italy, and most well-known for its eruption in the year 79 ad destroying the cities of pompeii and herculaneum. Study flashcards on core study - cities of vesuvius: pompeii & herculaneum at cramcom quickly memorize the terms, phrases and much more cramcom makes it easy to get the grade you want. Cities of vesuvius: pompeii and herculaneum written sources: pliny the younger ( c ad 6 1 - 112 ) noted for his scientific accuracy of observations and logically of arguments, especially when discussing natural phenomena, suppositious and mythological explanations are notably absent. Non-examinable background • stages of occupation • brief historical overview up to and including the eruption of ad 79 • early discoveries and brief history of the excavations • representations of pompeii and herculaneum over time stages of occupation timeline pompeii herculaneum occupation and society slideshare powerpoints examinable. The eruption of mt vesuvius when mount vesuvius erupted in 79 ad the cities of pompeii and herculaneum were buried by an avalanche of boiling mud and lava pompeii was buried about 20-40 feet underground and herculaneum about 60-75 feet. Follows the syllabus thoroughly with all syllabus dot points covered good for hsc revision.
Social structure people in pompeii and herculaneum formed part of one of four general social classes: those born with wealth, those who made their wealth. Cities of vesuvius: pompeii and herculaneum has been written especially for the core topic of the new nsw hsc ancient history syllabus num pages: illustrations bic classification: yqh. All you need to know to visit pompeii, herculaneum, and mount vesuvius from with a full day journey back in time in the two buried cities of pompeii and herculaneum. Pompeii and herculaneum: cities of vesuvius [michael grant] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers.
Credit: klagyi | shutterstock mount vesuvius, on the west coast of italy, is the only active volcano on mainland europe it is best known because of the eruption in ad 79 that destroyed the cities of pompeii and herculaneum. Ancient herculaneum (bottom), modern ercolano (center), and vesuvius (top) pompeii and herculaneum were once thriving towns, 2000 years ago, in the bay of naples though both cities have rich histories influenced by greeks , oscans , etruscans , samnites and finally the romans , they are most renowned for their destruction: both. Get this from a library cities of vesuvius : pompeii and herculaneum [michael grant werner forman.
The eruption of mount vesuvius in ad 79 buried the cities in ash and volcanic material uneducated in the pre-cursors of volcanic activity such as the earthquake of ad 62, the inhabitants of pompeii and herculaneum were taken unawares on the 24th of august ad 79 when vesuvius erupted. See the ancient roman towns of pompeii and herculaneum on a full-day excursion from naples explore the ancient town of pompeii that was buried by ash from vesuvius 2,000 years ago, and then visit the volcano itself, walking up to the crater. Highlights: pompeii archeological site mtvesuvius crater – grancono panoramic view of naples area herculaneum archeological site itinerary. Hsc ancient history part i: cities of vesuvius - pompeii and herculaneum 7 nature of sources and evidence: local political life lbhs.
Learn about the history, geology and plate tectonics of mount vesuvius ash, mud and rocks from this eruption buried the cities of pompeii and herculaneum. Test and improve your knowledge of cities of vesuvius: pompeii & herculaneum with fun multiple choice exams you can take online with studycom.
Cities of vesuvius principal focus: students investigate the range and nature of archaeological and written sources available for the study of the cities of pompeii and herculaneum through an exploration of issues relating to reconstruction, ownership and custodianship of the past.
With an 8-hour private guided tour limited to three people, fully explore the two ancient roman cities, pompeii and herculaneum in their excellent state of preservation. the ad 79 eruption buried herculaneum in 75 feet (22 meters) of ash, while pompeii remained under about 9 feet (27 meters) since the area surrounding mount vesuvius was uninhabitable for centuries following the explosion, the cities eventually drifted from history, until 1748. Located in the shadow of mount vesuvius, herculaneum (italian: ercolano) was an ancient roman town destroyed by volcanic pyroclastic flows in 79 ad its ruins are located in the comune of ercolano, campania, italy. The buried cities of pompeii and herculaneum, not surprisingly, contained a lot of erotic art luckily, since the cities were buried by vesuvius in 79 ad and not unearthed again for 17 centuries, this erotic. If you visit the city of naples you have reserve a bit of time to see the two most famous places of the surroundings of naples, namely the two cities buried by the eruption of vesuvius, pompeii and herculaneum. Vesuvius erupted on august 24, 79 ad, destroying pompeii and herculaneum as well as seven other towns or villages pompeii and herculaneum have been partially excavated. Sorrento port shore excursion to pompeii, herculaneum and mt vesuvius, two of the most important roman towns in europe and a ride in a 4x4 to a live volcano.
Past hsc and trials questions (from assessment and reporting in ancient history stage 6, page 8) section i – cities of vesuvius – pompeii and herculaneum. 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. Sites of pompeii and herculaneum due to the eruption of mount vesuvius in 79ad the eruption greatly altered the topography of the area pompeii and herculaneum are located in rome, (modern day italy) coastal towns of the bay of naples in the southern area of campania. Non-examinable background stages of occupation brief historical overview up to and including the eruption of ad 79 early discoveries and brief history of the excavations. 13the eruption of mount vesuvius in 79 ad over the cities of pompeii and herculaneum spewed 15 million tons of lava per second 14the objects buried underneath pompeii were preserved for almost 2,000 years, but after being unearthed, natural and man-made forces have led to their decline. Get this from a library cities of vesuvius: pompeii and herculaneum [michael grant werner forman.