Pompeii’s Eyewitness

Watch a video recreation of the day Mount Vesuvius erupted.


“Great story for your classroom “hooking” the students. On Aug. 24, A.D. 79, Mount Vesuvius unleashed its fury and blew its top, literally. Nineteen hours after the eruption the Roman resort towns of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Stabiae were destroyed, buried beneath tons of ash and rock…..”