Then it Was Destroyed by the Volcano

By studying the multiple depictions of the ancient world on screen, this book emphasizes its continuing importance for the re-evaluation of the present.

Author: Arthur J. Pomeroy

Publisher: Bristol Classical Press

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Category: History

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The rise of cinema and television has heightened the difficulty in distinguishing between 'elite' and 'popular' culture. By studying the multiple depictions of the ancient world on screen, this title emphasises its continuing importance for the re-evaluation of the present.

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Until then this volcano , in continual activity , served as a lighthouse to mariners .
The Isle of ... It is added that a waterspout accompanied the beginning of the
eruption , and tore up the roofs , trees , and destroyed men and horses . The
shore ...

Author: Frederic Zurcher

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Category: Earthquakes

Page: 253

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Patterns and Perspectives in Environmental Science

The water mixes with loose pyroclastic or other debris on the sides of the volcano
and the mud rushes downslope , with ... St . Pierre was destroyed by the upper
part of a big avalanche that continued over a ridge while the main mass of the ...

Author: National Science Board (U.S.)

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Category: Ecology

Page: 426

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The Friend of missions with which is incorporated Onward and upward

To IT was easy to destroy the idols ; it was not so all she gave the same answer , “
If I am destroyed 1 easy to sweep ... In you may all believe in Pele , but if I am not
then the centre of the largest island is the great volcano you must all turn to the ...

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Geology Mineralogy and Crystallography By D T Ansted Professor Tennant and the Rev Walter Mitchell

Some , indeed , of the hills near the Drachenfels are perhaps more easily seen to
be the result of volcanic action than ... and we there find large tracts of country
burnt up and destroyed by ancient fires , though now no volcanic appearances
are ...

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Journal of the Royal Society of Arts

A few years later this volcano erupted and destroyed all around , and what was
left after the eruption of the volcano was ... The lecturer further pointed out that
much of the fine scenery of the world owed its origin to earthquakes and
volcanoes .

Author: Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)

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Category: Arts

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National Science Board

The association of glowing avalanches with domes is so common that any
volcano on which a dome ... the flanks that took thousands of lives and destroyed
plantations and rice paddies in the rich agricultural area near the base of the
volcano .

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Earthquakes Volcanoes

Modern and intensive volcanological studies did not begin until the catastrophic
eruption of Kelut volcano , East Java , in 1919. The eruption took 5.011 lives and
destroyed thousands of acres of coffee plantation . An eruption lahar generated ...

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Scientific American

When passing Cape surface may be still seen in these mountains , but the the
Indian Ocean is the peculiar characteristics pre , Corrientes its speed is 80 miles
per day , and at times actual volcanoes of that period are destroyed . sented by its
 ...

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Cornell s Physical Geography

VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS . ON MU 9 . A terrific eruption of Vesuvius , A . D . 79 ,
destroyed the flourishing cities of bodies of water the earth ' s crust is most easily
fractured for the Pompeii , Herculaneum , and Stabiæ , and covered them with ...

Author: Sophia S. Cornell

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Category: Physical geography

Page: 103

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Cities and the Health of the Public

However , terrorists have also been interested in the destruction of bridges ,
tunnels , highways , rail lines , and other strategic parts ... Natural Disaster
VOLCANIC ERUPTION Pompeii is the most famous city to be destroyed by a
volcano , and ...

Author: Nicholas Freudenberg

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Category: Political Science

Page: 364

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The essays commissioned for this book analyze the impact of city living on health, focusing primarily on conditions in the United States. With 16 chapters by 24 internationally recognized experts, the book introduces an ecological approach to the study of the health of urban populations. This book assesses the primary determinants of well-being in cities, including the social and physical environments, diet, and health care and social services. The book includes chapters on the history of public health in cities, the impact of urban sprawl and urban renewal on health, and the challenges facing cities in the developing world. It also examines conditions such as infectious diseases, violence and disasters, and mental illness.

Orr s Circle of the Sciences

Somc , indeed , of the hills near the Drachenfels are perhaps more easily seen to
be the result of volcanic action than ... and we there find large tracts of country
burnt up and destroyed by ancient fires , though now no volcanic appearances
are ...

Author: William Somerville Orr

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Category: Science

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A School Atlas of Physical Geography the Elementary Facts of Geology Hidrology Meteorology and Natural History by Alex Keith Johnston

A volcano is said to be dormant when no eruptions take place from it , but when
the escape of steam and gaseous or ... had been dormant from time immemorial
until in the year 63 it suddenly became active , and destroyed the two Roman ...

Author: Alexander Keith Johnston

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Page: 42

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Warren s New Physical Geography

The great Lisbon earthquake of 1755 , which destroyed over one hundred
coming in contact with warm or hot rocks ... It ground courses , and are therefore
most abundant in volcanic and extended entirely across the Atlantic Ocean , and
was ...

Author: William Henry Brewer

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Category: Geography

Page: 144

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A Dictionary of Arts and Sciences

Some stones at the same - thick cloud of minute volcanic ashes , and we del
Greco and the Torre dell'Annunziata , moment rolled from the summit , and
occaimagine that there must be a great eruption and destroyed many vineyards ,
the ...

Author: George GREGORY (D.D., Rector of West Ham, Essex.)

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The Popular Science News and Boston Journal of Chemistry

When a building is exposed to the action of a strong wind , years of age . istic of a
volcano is an uprush of heated gas ... with volcanic ashes , and destroyed ; and
the insect is now seldom referred to , and is much about six inches long and one
 ...

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A Dictionary of Science Literature Art

VOLCANO country and filled up a deep lake . There was ... It was covered
deluged the neighbouring country with water , with thousands of little mounds ,
which emitted and destroyed several villages ; after flowing steam and sulphuric
acid .

Author: William Thomas Brande

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The Popular Science Monthly

fields and destroyed a great number of Roman buildings . These two mountains
of volcanic erection , formed under similar conditions , at two distinct epochs
corresponding in each case with a period of repose in Vesuvius , are
distinguished ...

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The Sunday Magazine

was aroused, and the earth began to tremble violently, a sure sign of coming
destruction. ... While living on the volcano, in a house with a centenarian native
woman whose possessions had been destroyed by this eruption, I learned from
her ...

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The American Magazine

... its generally take place in walled inclosures , and the cocks first destruction
being accomplished by a water volcano ... it was abandonment , and elicit shouts
of laughter , although it then destroyed , and , as the capital , rose no more from
its ...

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