Categoria: L’eruzione del Vesuvio del 1717

01 Feb

George Berkeley – Il Vesuvio e l’eruzione del 1717

by Vesuvioweb

April 17,1717. With much difficulty I reached the top of Mount Vesuvius, in which I saw a vast aperture full of smoke, which hindered the seeing its depth and figure. 1 heard within that horrid gulf certain odd sounds, which seemed to proceed from the belly of the mountain; a sort of murmuring, sighing, throbbing, churning, dashing […]