Category Archives: Pompeii

Residences of Pompeii

Many wealthy residents built their homes in Pompeii such as the House of the Faun named after its bronze statuette. House of the Faun The House of the Faun, also known as Casa del Fauno, is one of largest houses … Continue reading

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The Temples and Victims of Pompeii

Temple of Jupiter This is the Temple of Jupiter with Mount Vesuvius in the background. It is located on the north end of Forum and dates back to the 2nd century BC. The Forum The panoramic photo below (courtesy of … Continue reading

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Scenes from Pompeii

Pompeii can be found in the Campania region of Italy close to Naples. When Mount Vesuvius erupted on the 24th of August, 79 AD, it buried Pompeii in ash and soot, killed 20,000 people and also preserved an ancient Roman … Continue reading

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Gladiator Training in Pompeii

Another short post today. Just returned from a two-week vacation from California. Glad to be home and sleep in my own bed 🙂 Today, we are looking at photos from the place where gladiators lived and trained in the town … Continue reading

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