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Lecture_13_Pompeii[1]

Lecture_13_Pompeii[1] - Lecture 13 A City in Closeup...

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Lecture 13: A City in Closeup: Pompeii
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Main Questions How does Pompeii function as a complete city? How do all the parts come together? What does Pompeii tell us about life in a colony or smaller town in the Roman Empire?
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Important Dates 6 th c. BCE: founded as indigenous town 310 BCE: conquered by Romans 80 BCE: Sulla settles veterans in Pompeii 62 CE: major earthquake damages the town 79 CE: buried in ash fallout from Mt. Vesuvius. Most people (but not all) get away. Town is abandoned.
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Pompeii Latin Colony 310 BCE; refounded 80 BCE = Rome
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City Layout
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