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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 ...

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 ...

Roman Engineering- Aqueducts

The development of Roman aqueducts.

Romans - Aqueducts

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

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, ...

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 ...

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.

Roman Aqueducts Digital Story

The history of the Roman aqueducts.

Roman Aqueducts

Roman Water Supply | Strip the City

Learn how Roman engineers kept water flowing for miles around the expansive metropolis. | For more Strip the City, visit ...

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Live Science

Live Science
Thu, 11 Jun 2015 04:35:29 -0700

The majestic aqueduct that fed water to ancient Rome carried less of the life-giving liquid than previously thought, new research suggests. The Anio Novus aqueduct carried water from the mountains into Rome at a rate of about 370 gallons of water per ...
EurekAlert (press release)
Fri, 13 Nov 2015 12:37:30 -0800

For years historians and scientists have tried to understand the ancient marvel of the Roman aqueducts to better understand Rome itself. Now archaeologists are using a new method - the buildup of travertine within the Anio Novus aqueduct - to determine ...
The Market Oracle
Sat, 19 Sep 2015 12:52:30 -0700

The Roman Aqueducts: In its special issue, the National Geographic writers said "there are few pieces of infrastructure that were as revolutionary, and as enduring, as the Roman aqueducts" – which were that civilization's big public works projects from ...

Wicked Local

Wicked Local
Sun, 08 Nov 2015 06:40:04 -0800

The highest of all elevated Roman aqueducts, this mighty structure is a photographer's dream. You can walk across the lower level and pay extra to walk on the upper level. Acrophobics need not apply. On your way to the aqueduct you'll find an ...

Spear's WMS (blog)

Spear's WMS (blog)
Tue, 17 Nov 2015 01:50:00 -0800

Roman aqueducts, cisterns and fisheries where moray eels were once raised dot the landscape. Pontius Pilate's Caves, named after the Roman governor who loved to bathe here, are a labyrinth of pools and tunnels. (Local legend says the whole island is ...

Tech Times

Tech Times
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:27:18 -0700

Ancient Roman aqueducts could reveal information about the climate thousands of years ago. Mineral deposits that coat the aqueducts are being examined in order to study what the climate was like in the days of the Roman Empire. These layers consist ...

UConn Advance

UConn Advance
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:47:31 -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 ...


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 ...

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