Pompeii

Pompeii: Disaster, Religion, and the Gods

On August 24, 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius erupted, sending floods of ash, pumice and other debris onto the city of Pompeii, located at the volcano’s southeastern base in the Campania region of Italy. By the next day, the eruption had buried the city and its terrified inhabitants under nearly 20 feet of debris, where they…… Continue reading Pompeii: Disaster, Religion, and the Gods