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POLOTSK , a town of Russia , in the government of Vitebsk , I The estimated
population in 1906 was 3 , 312 , 400 . The great at the confluence of the Polota
with the Dvina , 62 m . by rail majority are Little Russians . Agriculture is the
principal N ...
16 , 20 ) , he does not even POMPEII , ' an ancient town of Campania , Italy ,
situated near notice the destruction of Pompeii or Herculaneum , though his the
river Sarnus , nearly 2 m . from the shore of the Bay of uncle perished in the ...
It is over one - half of the The general plan of the town is very regular , the streets
being whole extent , and that the most ... Another exception is to be found in the
Strada / spaces in modern towns , being only 467 ft . in len Stabiana ( Stabian ...
Between might reasonably be expected in a second - rate provincial town ; the
entrance to the triangular forum ( so ... pre - Roman period , intended for boys ,
not were two , placed , as was usual in Greek towns , in close juxta - men .
Another peculifor men only , while the other two had separate accommodation
arity that is found in all the more considerable houses in Pompeii for both sexes ,
was in course of construction when the town was is that of the front , where it
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