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Maps of the Royaume de Naples et de Sicile, Regno di Napoli, Bay of Naples and surrounding area.

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Bay of Naples 79AD

Map of Bay of Naples and Roman Campania showing Pompeii. After Shepherd Historical Atlas 1911 from Wikimedia.

Bay of Naples 79AD

Sketch of Bay of Naples in 79AD showing the approximate route taken by Pliny the Elder from Misenum to Stabiae in his attempted rescue mission.

Bay of Naples 79AD

Bay of Naples as it was before the 79AD eruption. 1939 reconstruction. Photo courtesy Deutsches Archäologisches Institut. DAI neg 39.105 1939.

Bay of Naples 79AD

Plan of Vesuvius ash distibution from the 79 AD eruption showing the cities and towns which were affected. Photo by MapMaster, Wikimedia.

Bay of Naples and Eastern Campania 1514

Map of Eastern Campania by Girolamo Mocetto published in 1514 in De Nola: Opusculum, Distinctum, Plenum, Clarum, Doctum, Pulcrum, Verum, Graue, Varium & Utile.

Bay of Naples 1570

Map of Bay of Naples 1570 with a location for the as yet undiscovered Pompeii.

Extract from Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, Abraham Ortel, 1570.

Regno di Napoli 1575

Courtesy of Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

Regno di Napoli 1575

A second version of the map. Courtesy of Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

Bay of Naples 1603

Bay of Naples 1603 with a location for the as yet undiscovered Pompeii.

Royaume de Naples 1750

Partie Septentrionrale du Royaume de Naples by Robert de Vaugondy 1750,

Bay of Naples 1770

Map of Bay of Naples with Pompeii 1770.

From a letter from William Hamilton, Naples, Oct. 16, 1770, Plate VI, Project Gutenberg, Wikimedia.

Environs de la Ville et du Golfe de Naples 1778

Carte des environs de la Ville et du Golfe de Naples, dated 1778. After Karl Weber. From Saint Non J., Voyage pittoresque ou description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile: Premier Volume, Premiere Partie, 1781.

Royaume de Naples et de Sicile 1780

Map of the Royaume de Naples et de Sicile in 1780. From Saint Non J., Voyage pittoresque ou description des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile: Premier Volume, Premiere Partie, 1781.

Royaume de Naples 1780

Map of the Royaume de Naples in 1780. From Saint Non J., Voyage pittoresque ou description Des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile: Tome primo, 1781.

Campania Felice 1782

Map of Campania Felice from Saint Non J., Voyage pittoresque ou description Des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile: Tome second, 1782, p. 226.

Golfe des Pouzzoles 1782

Map of Golfe des Pouzzoles from Saint Non J., Voyage pittoresque ou description Des Royaumes de Naples et de Sicile: Tome second, 1782, p. 159.

Bay of Naples 1818

Map showing Vesuvius and neighbouring cities as they were in AD79.

Published in Cooke, Cockburn, Donaldson, Pompeii, Part 1, 1827, plate 3.

Bay of Naples 1819

Map of Bay of Naples by Wilkins.

See Henry Wilkins, Suite des Vues Pittoresque des ruines de Pompei 1819.

Bay of Naples and Campania 1819

Plan of Campania published by Gell in 1819 and described as "Grounded on the modern survey of Zannini".

The Bay of Naples is described as "Bay of the Crater".

Bay of Naples 1827

Map of Bay of Naples in 1827 with an inset map showing possible pre-79AD Bay of Naples. Published in 1876 by P. Fumagalli.

Bay of Naples 1828

Zahn W, Die schönsten Ornamente und merkwürdigsten Gemälde aus Pompeji, Herculanum und Stabiae, 1828, Band 1, plate 1.

Bay of Naples 1864

Plan of Bay of Naples 1864 by J. J. C. de Wijs published in Bouwkundige Bijdragen, Deel 17, 1870. Photo from Wikimedia.

Bay of Naples 1865

From Karl von Spruner’s 1865 rendering of Southern Italy and Sicily in antiquity, Wikimedia.

Bay of Naples 1879

Beloch J, 1879, Campanien.

Bay of Naples 1888

Plan of Bay of Naples in 1888. From Ruggiero M., 1888. Degli Scavi di Antichità nelle Province di Terraferma Dell'Antico Regno di Napoli dal 1743 al 1876.

Bay of Naples 1899

Mau and Kelsey, 1899, Pompeii its Life and Art.

Bay of Naples 1900

Map of Bay of Naples published by Baedeker in 1900.

Bay of naples 1906

Map from Thomas Hughes, Herculaneum, 1906.

Bay of Naples 1908

Map of the Campanian Coast "after Mazois" by Ethel Ross Barker in Buried Herculaneum 1908, plan 1.

Campania 1919

Plan of Campania by Peterson in 1919. See Peterson R. M., The Cults of Campania, American Academy in Rome, written and dated 1919, but due to the effects of the war it was not published until 1923.

Bay of Naples 2007

Dobbins J and Foss P, 2007, World of Pompeii, Map 1 from DVD.

Bay of Naples from above

Pompeii, Herculaneum, Misenum, Stabia and Vesuvius from above. NASA.