Visual Timeline: Pompeii

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80 BCE: Roman aqueduct built at Pompeii.
80 BCE: Sulla sacks Pompeii following a rebellion and founds the 'Colony of Venus', resettling 4-5,000 war veterans.
75 BCE: The amphitheatre of Pompeii is built.
59 CE: A riot in the arena of Pompeii between locals and citizens of Nuceria results in a ten-year ban on gladiator games in Pompeii.
62 CE: A violent earthquake damages Pompeii, Herculaneum, and other towns in Campania.
64 CE: Emperor Nero visits Pompeii.
79 CE: Eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in southern Italy burying the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum in volcanic ash.
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