6. Ancient Pompeii
We go back to 79 BC. e., when Mount Vesuvius was just a big hill for those who lived around the Bay of Naples today.
But one day everything changed when a huge cloud of ash rose to the sky on a sunny day in August, and lava flows have announced the end of a prosperous Roman city, turning it into ruins. Read more in the article about the Garden of Captives, petrified victims of the eruption.
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