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Pompeii

February 3rd 2006
An ancient city covered and perserved by ash from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvious in 79 AD. Rediscovered in the 1700's and excavated, the city is well preserved including some of the victims who were suffocated by ash and gases. Plaster casts were poured into the cavities left behind by the bodies, capturing their terror. ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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