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afreschi di pompei
Pompei (Latin Pompeii), was a town of Campania in Italy located at 25 km far from Naples at the foot of Vesuvius. Founded in the VIth century b-JC. In 79, it counted approximately 20000 inhabitants. This year there, it was entirely buried with pompeiiHerculanum and Stabies, at the time of an eruption plinienne of the volcano.
The populated city of merchants and craftsmen was very flourishing. Forgotten during 1 600 years, it was rediscovered by chance to become today one of the florets of archaeology and an extraordinary testimony of the Roman Empire.


Pictures of Pompeii foto di pompei


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