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According to Theodor Kraus, "The root of the word Pompeii would appear to be the Oscan word for the number five, pompe, which suggests that either the community consisted of five hamlets or, perhaps, it was settled by a family group gens Pompeia.
It stands on a spur formed by a lava flow to the north of the mouth of the Sarno River known in ancient times as the Sarnus. The city had suffered from other seismic events before the eruption. Three sheets of sediment have also been found on top of the lava that lies below the city which were created by large landslidesperhaps triggered by extended rainfall.
Pompeii - Forum and Vesuvius. Brooklyn Museum Archives, Goodyear Archival Collection Today it is some distance inland, but in ancient times was nearer to the coast. It covered a total of 64 to 67 hectares acres and was home to approximately 11, to 11, people on the basis of household counts.
History Early history Archaeology has shown that the town was founded in the 7th or 6th century BC by the Osci or Oscans, a people of central Italy, on what was an important crossroad between CumaeNola and Stabiae. It had already been used as a safe port by Greek and Phoenician sailors.
According to StraboPompeii was also captured by the Etruscansand recent[ timeframe? Pompeii was captured for the first time by the Greek colony of Cumaeallied with Syracusebetween and BC.
In the 5th century BC, the Samnites conquered it and all the other towns of Campania ; the new rulers imposed their architecture and enlarged the town.
After the Samnite Wars 4th century BCPompeii was forced to accept the status of socium of Rome, maintaining, however, linguistic and administrative autonomy.
In the 4th century BC it was fortified with walls. Pompeii remained faithful to Rome during the Second Punic War. The Temple of Apollo was built in the 2nd century BC as the city's most important religious structure.
Pompeii took part in the war that the towns of Campania initiated against Rome, but in 89 BC it was besieged by Sulla.
Although the battle-hardened troops of the Social League, headed by Lucius Cluentiushelped in resisting the Romans, in 89 BC Pompeii was forced to surrender after the conquest of Nola, culminating in many of Sulla's veterans being given land and property, while many of those who went against Rome were ousted from their homes.
The town became an important passage for goods that arrived by sea and had to be sent toward Rome or southern Italy along the nearby Appian Way. It was fed with water by a spur from Aqua Augusta Naples built c.
The castellum in Pompeii is well preserved, and includes many details of the distribution network and its controls. Vesuvius erupted The same location today. Details of everyday life are preserved. For example, on the floor of one of the houses Sirico'sa famous inscription Salve, lucru "Welcome, profit" indicates a trading company owned by two partners, Sirico and Nummianus but this could be a nickname, since nummus means "coin; money".Odessa is referred to as the "Pearl of the Black Sea" is the 3rd largest city in Ukraine, the largest city along the Black Sea, and the most important city of Ukraine for trade.
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Top Places to visit in Ukraine. Pompeii (pronounced [pɔmˈpɛjjiː]) in Latin is a second declension plural (Pompeiī, -ōrum).According to Theodor Kraus, "The root of the word Pompeii would appear to be the Oscan word for the number five, pompe, which suggests that either the community consisted of five hamlets or, perhaps, it was settled by a family group (gens Pompeia).".
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