Discover Pompeii archaelogical site
Discover Pompeii archaeological site have a car and driver meet you to visit Pompeii with our shore excursion team this is all possible from Naples or as far as Rome visiting Pompeii is made simple by hiring our limo driver team. Pompeii is situated in the southern Campania near to Naples and close to the amalfi coast as well . In Ancient times Pompeii was close to the bay and above was the Volcano Vesuvius . passing was the river Sarno , which still todays passes through Pompeii the Prehistorc Activity of the Volcano made the area very fertile and ideal for planting and growing.
This first village we know practically nothing about because the oldest layers under the houses of the Roman city were not discovered by the archaeological research. What we find is a layer of ceramic fragments which are found at certain areas of the city. The city walls of Pompeii were first construced with the oldest temples in the city the temple of Apollo and the Doric temple. Although it has already been determined at this time the presence of impressive public buildings, large portions of the space enclosed by the walls were not built and probably used for agriculture or livestock. The landing at the mouth of the river had meanwhile encouraged the emergence of a market, where commercial activities were concentrated among the Italic peoples and populations Greek and Etruscan region. At the end of the fifth century. C. Cuma and Capua, the two "capitals" of Campania, were conquered by the Samnites, an Italic people who came from the interior of the Apennines of Abruzzo and Molise, attracted by the fertile lands near the coast. The small town of Pompeii with all its invaders from the north did not change the structure of the town it remained largely unchanged. The last phase of the city's history begins with the second century BC, when Rome fought a War against Carthage and consolidated his power over the city bells. Pompeii was embellished with buildings, both public and private, similar to those that were in the Latin cities and in Rome itself. By the time in 80ac the Roman dictator Sulla conquered Pompeii and after a long siege founded the colony. Which led to the magistrates Samnite medicos being abolished and the city was ruled by a Senate of 100 members called the ordo. The magistrates were the maintainers of the monuments and streets of the city. Then two mayors the chief magistrates that held the executive power. In the year 16AC. Naples was victim to a disastrous earthquake that also severely damaged Pompeii. The city was re built under the order of the Emperor Nero. Pompeii has ancient origins as that of Rome
What can be discovered now in the 21st Century The villa of "Poppea" its frescoes and adorned with numerous sculptures in marble, was built around the middle of the first century BC and then expanded in Claudian. It has been attributed to Poppea Sabina, second wife of Emperor Nero. The rich imperial family many other members of the Roman nobility loved the Campania coast. The Villa was uninhabited at the time of the eruption 79 in fact there were no furnishings in any of the rooms or tableware. Many found objects, such as columns and lanterns, were set aside in a few rooms. Building materials and work in progress show that the Villa were repairing the damage of one of the numerous earthquakes that frequently hit the Vesuvius area. It develops along an east - west, symmetrically to the central body, the old core of the 'villa', which, raised, protrudes into the garden and is flanked by arcades. The original entrance and the front elevation, not excavated, are located beyond the sixteenth flume Count of Sarno, under the modern town. The villa, surrounded by large gardens, has, among other things, a spa district; no shortage of manufacturing environments, such as the one where treading grapes for wine production. The pictorial decoration, with false doors and columns, is related to architecture real, creating perspective effects, correspondences between real and imaginary. Numerous and of great quality details of the paintings, consisting of masks, fruit baskets, torches, birds. The villa was originally adorned with numerous sculptures, mostly Roman copies of Hellenistic original scope of the III-II century BC The eastern area is almost entirely excavated, while the West has not been entirely brought to light for the presence of the modern road and a military building, the 'old Real Fabbrica d'Armi.