In the year 79 AD, Italy& Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.
Living on the Edge-Where the Volcano Sleeps...or Erupts? the Vesuvius Eruption, the Krakatoa Eruption and More Hot Stuff
Vesuvius from Pompeii, Italy : Pompeii was an ancient Roman town in Italy. The city Pompeii was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
When my tiny Latin class ( yeah so I'm a language nerd) translated that the dog stayed with his master and died in the Pompeii volcano eruption. So sad :( who cares bout caecilius jokes. You cried when Caecilius died.