September 4, 2008

Art: Beyond Pompeii: Places swallowed by Vesuvius

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CASTELLAMMARE DI STABIA, Italy – Over several centuries, millions of tourists have visited Pompeii to acquaint themselves with the cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius that began on Aug. 24, 79 A.D. But while it’s the most famous eruption site, the ancient Roman city 15 miles south of Naples isn’t the best place to gauge the volcano’s awesome des

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