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  1. KorbenDallas

    Pompeii Unpublished: Sketches not permitted to be made...

    Found this early 19th century book with a bunch of Pompeii and Herculaneum hand drawn images. It mentions something about some of the images not being authorized, or permitted? Could we get any help with trying to figure out what's up? Is there something we are not supposed to see there? Too...
  2. KorbenDallas

    Pompeiigate Scandal: Chronology Issues

    Important: On August 20, 1763, an inscription [...] Rei Publicae Pompeianorum [...] was found and the city was identified as Pompeii. OK, this is a bit more than just an attempt to better date the Pompeii annihilation, for we also have a few other events and occurrences mixed in. All of these...
  3. KorbenDallas

    18th & 19th centuries: artificial Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tsunamis

    Always thought that the 1755 Great Lisbon Earthquake was weird: In combination with subsequent fires and a tsunami, the earthquake almost totally destroyed Lisbon and adjoining areas. Isn't it interesting that back in 1750 (probably waaay earlier than that) people knew what needed to be...
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    1816 the Year without Summer vs. "Darkness" by Lord Byron: Natural or Artificial?

    As you might have heard, the year of 1816 is known for being one of the coldest in our recent history. It is known under different names such as the Year Without a Summer, the Poverty Year, and Eighteen Hundred and Froze To Death. Severe climate abnormalities caused average global temperatures...
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    79 A.D. no more: Pompeii got buried in 1631

    POMPEII The official version states that in 79 A.D. the ancient Roman city of Pompeii was buried under 4 to 6 m (13 to 20 ft) of volcanic ash in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The site was eventually lost until its initial rediscovery in 1592 and broader rediscovery almost 150 years later in...
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