Troy Barone Term 1 10/7/2013 Mount Vesuvius,Pompeii Italy Estimated that 16,000 people died from the volcano The volcano is 4,190 feet tall This happened in the year 79 AD
People In Ash ? The eruption didn’t kill these people, it was the ash and lava that was coming out of the volcano that killed people. ? Some of the dead were there for 1,000 years preserved by the ash and stayed in the position they died in. ? The ash covered the whole town and destroyed it.
Ash Disaster ? 2,000 people were found deadbut preserved by the ash. ? About 18,000 left on boats the rest were killed by the ash and lava. ? The ash and lava is 3,000 to 5,000 degrees “F” hot ? Mt. Vesuvius last erupted within the last 100 years. It is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes today because of all the people who live near it in Italy.
Pompeii ? Pompeii was a really rich city when it got destroyed and got covered in 79AD ? The houses were built in roman style and it was located by the Italian city Naples ? People who lived in Pompeii liked to be outside, relax in warm roman baths and enjoy life.
Pompeii Food ? They ate figs, nuts, eggs and poppy ? They also ate fruit such as grapes and they liked olives too. ? They were very healthy eaters, they ate grains and cheese too.
What Did They Like To Do ? They like making wool and boats ? They also like eating food and spending time outside ? They also like sports or games for hobbies
Artifacts ? Many of the artifacts are really famous because they were made a long time ago ? Most of the artifacts are worth a lot of money ? All the artifacts that were buried took a long time to find under the ash and devastation. ? Pompeii: The Last Day – YouTube
Roman Sports ? Romans were great gladiators. They worked to keep their bodies strong so they could winin competition. ? They like to play competitive sports to show their athletic ability. ? They also like to keep their bodies in shape to win battles and to be the strongest gladiator. They would fight to the death.
Fun stuff ? What Romans like to do for fun is that they like to paint and make pottery. ? Romans were great artists and their paintings are worth a lot of money. They made large pots and vases out of pottery. ? They created different types of paintings but mostly painted people.
Trip to Pompeii, Italy ? See Mt. Vesuvius looming in background ? Pay to park and enter the park ? Guides available to give tours
Touring Pompeii ? Hot summer day ? Bring water! ? Takes hours to walk around
The Building of Eumachia ? There are 6 columns in the Eumachia ? Its in the Centre of the forum ? This is a picture of my family at Pompeii
Sources ? http://www.touring-pompeii.com/sports-in-ancient-pompeii.html ? Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pompeii ? http://www.mariamilani.com/ancient_rome/ancient_roman_food.htm Thanks for listening! Any Questions???