The Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 1037

The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 1037 AD has been classified as either a Subplinian or a Strombolian eruption.

(“…eructavit incendium, ita ut usque ad mare discurreret …”), lava flowed into the sea.

The main textual sources that contain information about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 1037 AD are as follows:

1 – Leo Marsicanus (1046-1115) wrote in a chronicle of the Cassino Monastery.

2 – Anonymus Cassinensis, Chronicon. [3]

3 – Anonymus Cavensis, Chronicon. [3]

4 – Romoaldo Salernitano, Chronicon. [3]

Reportedly, the eruption took place either on the 27th of January or February.
It lasted 6 days.

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An Overview of the History of Mount Vesuvius

1 – Mount Vesuvius: 2000 years of volcanological observations

2 – Vesuvius Before the 1631 Eruption

3 – Chronology of Vesuvius’ activity from A.D. 79 to 1631 based on archeomagnetism of lavas and historical sources

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