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Mrs. Spiller

Complete the crossword puzzle using the word bank provided. You may use your notes. You must complete this activity before the end of the period. It will be graded. (Note: There are no spaces between words in the puzzle.) You MAY NOT work together.

Dog Usually a slave who fought with others for the entertainment of the Romans
gladiator A light rock fromed by the combination of volcanic ash and moisture; fell from the sky onto Pompeii during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius
Plinian eruption How many pyroclastic surges came from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius the day that Pompeii was destroyed?
caste These people did all the daily work in Pompeii
bracelet A mass of very hot gases and rock fragments which rushes down the sides of a volcano at great speeds destroying everything in its path
Four Who did the people of Pompeii believe they had made angry enough to destroy them and their city?
Pliny the Younger A Roman laundromat where urine was used to clean the clothes
toxic gas This collapsed inside the volcano sending a second pyroclastic surge toward Pompeii
slaves Most people died from this after Pompeii was hit with a pyroclastic surge
August There was no word in Latin for this English word which means a mountain having a vent from which molten rock, steam, or ash are expelled
Stabaie Pliny the Younger's description of the surge clouds which swept from Vesuvius were not believed by the Romans because they were so bizarre.
True An object created by someone in the past
pumice Pompeii was discovered during the construction of an this over a thousand years later
Italy One animal found dead in Pompeii which was caste by archaeologists
AD79 Good for growing crops; volcanic soil
ash plume This city was destroyed by the first pyroclastic surge that day; people died from extreme heat from surge
earthquake After third pyroclastic surge, people in Pompeii breathed this in and died
magma chamber The name of the city destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius where archaelogists were able to make castes of the victims
Naples An accepatable form of death in times of extremes for the ancient Romans
volcano A mold made from the hollow places where human bodies deteriorated
admiral A large cloud of ash and rock released by the eruption of a volcano which can reach great heights
Pompeii People on the beach at Herculaneum turned into this when the first pyroclastic surge hit
Jupiter A Roman god who was prayed to by the people of Pompeii for deliverance
fertile Modern city with over three million people which exists today in the shadow of Mt. Vesuvius
charcoal A surge cloud of gas and ash which is expelled from a stratovolcano; named for Pliny the Younger who first wrote down what these clouds looked like
pyroclastic surge These occurred before and during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius; caused when plates of the earth's surface move against each other
fullery Country where Pompeii is found
suicide City where Pliny the Elder fled with his navy when he could not reach Pompeii because of the ash cloud
artifact The column of ash from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius looked like this to Pliny the Younger
thermal shock Month in which the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius occurred when it destroyed Pompeii
Aqueduct People in the boat houses of Herculaneum died of this during the first pyroclastic surge
umbrella pine A volcano built from layer upon layer of thick magma which has steep sides, can grow to great heights, and has the potential for violent eruptions
stratovolcano Pliny the Elder held this rank in the Roman navy
suffocation Gave an eyewitness account of the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius which historians used to understand what happened to Pompeii
gods Year that Mt. Vesuvius erupted destroying Pompeii
Yes Was there a rescue mission undertaken by the Romans to help the people of Pompeii after the volcanic eruption?
Herculaneum Artifact the slave girl was wearing when she was found by archaeologists in Pompeii

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