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Pompeii

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

Second edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780198706779
Published online November 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191778483
Pompeii

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(see Map 3, Bc) Archaeologically the best-known Roman city, this port and regional centre in the Sarnus (mod. Sarno) plain of south Campania, destroyed by the eruption of ...

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Subjects: Classical History

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