Browsing the "Pompeii" Tag

Pompeii homes had upstairs toilets

January 24th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Unfortunately, due to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., the second story of most Pompeii homes have been

Ancient social networking in Pompeii

January 23rd, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

A study of graffiti found throughout the buried city of Pompeii suggest that ancient homeowners may have had control over

Another collapse at Pompeii

December 5th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

Last week part of the wall of a house collapsed in Pompeii, raising fresh concerns about the preservation of the

Yet another collapse in Pompeii

April 25th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

A frescoed wall in Pompeii has collapsed prompting further discussions about the importance of preserving the ancient city. The special

Pompeii gets funds for preservation

April 12th, 2012 | by Sevaan Franks

The Italian government has committed $140 million in funding to preserve the ancient city of Pompeii. Italian Prime Minister Mario

Pillar collapses in Pompeii garden

December 28th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

A pillar has collapsed at the ancient House of Loreius Tiburtinus in Pompeii. The House of Loreius Tiburtinus is famous

Pompeii’s structural problems

November 10th, 2011 | by Sevaan Franks

National Geographic has posted an interesting article highlighting the structural problems plaguing the ancient city of Pompeii. “What Pompeii’s remains