Pompeii

Further Study & What I Didn’t Accomplish

This blog has been both challenging and immensely enjoyable, partly due to my interest in the topic, but also because I discovered so much. Due to my interests, I believe I’m going to study this topic further, or possibly spin off into religion. However, I haven’t accomplished a few things overall, mainly articles that explain and…… Continue reading Further Study & What I Didn’t Accomplish

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Response Piece: Irit Chemel – Aids

Her Website: http://www.disastroushistory.wordpress.com Article Link: https://disastroushistory.wordpress.com/2017/02/13/disease-and-the-taboos-of-sexuality-syphilis-polio-and-hivaids The crisis of AIDS began June 5th 1981, when the CDC published its findings on the mysteriously deteriorating conditions of five gay men. This impacted the rest of the disaster, as it became focused upon, and associated with, homosexuality, as well as the ‘taboos’ attached to this sexuality. However,…… Continue reading Response Piece: Irit Chemel – Aids

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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

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Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography By: Amy Mair-Jones “AD 79: Eyewitness Account of the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius.” Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago (1973-1982) 72, no. 4 (1978): 4-7. doi:10.2307/4104138. This is a translation of Pliny the Younger’s account of the Pompeii disaster, in the form of two letter, which was sent to the historian Tacitus.…… Continue reading Annotated Bibliography