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The Roman Aqueducts

Romans constructed numerous aqueducts to supply water to cities and industrial sites. These aqueducts were among the greatest engineering feats of the ancien...

The Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome

The seven wonders of ancient rome: Circus Maximus, Trajan's Forum (Forum Traiani), the aqueducts, the baths of Caracalla, the roman roads, the Pantheon and t...

Engineering an Empire - Rome 3of10

One of the most powerful civilizations in history, the Roman Empire roled the world for more than five centuries. Although renowned for its military prowess,...

Romans - Aqueducts

From the documentary "Rome: Engineering an Empire" For education purposes only, no profit is collected from the posting of this video.

Roman Engineering- Aqueducts

The development of Roman aqueducts.

Ancient Roman Aqueduct Source Discovered

Two British filmmakers recently uncovered the long-lost source of Rome's ancient aqueduct. Rossella Lorenzi reports on the discovery.

A Roman Aqueduct

A Roman Aqueduct - 3D Animation Class Project New England Technical Institute. Created in LightWave 9.6, Adobe Illustrator CS4, Adobe Sound Booth CS4 & Adobe...

Roman Aqueducts

Roman City DVD - PBS.

Ancient Roman Aqueducts Investigated by Robots and Lasers

Ancient aqueducts, carved out of solid rock almost 2 thousand years ago to supply water to the city of Rome, Italy, are being investigated by archaeologists ...

Roman Aqueducts

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Hartford Courant
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:25:51 -0700

Gary Robbins is a geology professor at UConn specializing in groundwater hydrology. One afternoon last year, he was playing with his grandkids in New Hampshire. Sitting amidst a sea of hundreds of multi-colored LEGO blocks, Robbins got a brainstorm ...

UConn Advance (blog)

UConn Advance (blog)
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:33:56 -0700

It is considered possibly the finest of all Roman aqueducts, with some of its arches rising more than 100 feet high. Also represented are the Baths of Caracalla, the second largest of Rome's public baths, built between AD 212 and AD 216, during the ...
About - News & Issues
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 03:12:19 -0800

Roman aqueducts are stone channels or piped conduits that were constructed by the Romans to take advantage of gravity to move water from a distant source to where Rome's subjects lived. Aqueducts that served large cities could be quite large and cover ...

Vision Systems Design

Vision Systems Design
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 08:43:27 -0700

A group of amateur archaeologists—aided by caving expert group Sotterranei di Roma (Underground Rome)—are using remote-controlled robots, 3D scanners, and lasers to map ancient Roman aqueducts that had once provided the city with fresh water.
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 23:06:33 -0800

Hundreds of aqueducts eventually sprang up throughout the empire, some of which transported water as far as 60 miles. Perhaps most impressive of all, Roman aqueducts were so well built that some are still in use to this day. Rome's famous Trevi ...
Science News
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:18:45 -0700

The team's thousand-year historical record included noticeable changes in lead pollution from Rome following major events such as the Gothic Wars in 535 C.E., Byzantine repairs to abandoned Roman aqueducts in 554 C.E., and the mid-9th century Arab ...
Hartford Courant
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:17:24 -0700

Water is the theme of the UConn Libraries' Summer Art exhibits, which begin July 14 and end on Oct. 24. The first exhibit, "Modeling the Art and Engineering of Roman Aqueducts with Legos," features a series of aqueducts constructed of Legos by UConn ...

The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:24:13 -0700

Technicians walk the Acqua Vergine aqueduct, one of 11 Roman aqueducts that supply the fountains of Rome, including the Trevi Fountain. Speleologists are completing the first-ever mapping of the aqueducts that supplied ancient Rome and still run ...

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