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The Romans constructed numerous aqueducts in order to bring water from often distant .... Hundreds of similar aqueducts were built throughout the Roman Empire. Many of them have since collapsed or b...

Questions and Answers on Roman Aqueducts: Construction and ...

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Construction and Materials. Who and how were Roman aqueducts built? On the internet there are enough stupid answers to good questions. Here a set of ...

Roman Aqueducts - UNRV

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The aqueducts were built from a combination of stone, brick and the special volcanic cement pozzuolana. While their visible remains leave a definite impression, ...

Aqueduct - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Sep 1, 2012 ... In antiquity, aqueducts were a means to transport water from one place to ... These were made of clay or multiple lead pipes reinforced with stone ... were stretched and some of the largest Roman aqueducts were constructed.

How a Roman Aqueduct Works - Archaeology Magazine Archive

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Ancient aqueducts were essentially man-made streams conducting water downhill from the natural sources to the destination. To tap water from a river, often a ...

How were the Roman aqueducts built? | Reference.com

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Paid laborers, slaves and the Roman Legion built the Roman aqueducts. The materials they used were lead pipes, cement, volcanic concrete and stone.

NOVA - Official Website | Watering Ancient Rome - PBS

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Feb 22, 2000 ... Tunnels also were less vulnerable to wind erosion, the weather, and earthquakes . One of the first aqueducts in Rome was built entirely ...

How Did the Roman Aqueducts Work?

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Roman aqueducts were built to operate using gravity. The aqueduct tunnels were built at ground level and underground, at a slight 1/200 slope, to keep water ...

Rome.info > Roman aqueducts, most preserved aqueducts in Rome

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Ancient Roman aqueducts, top Rome's aqueduct to visit, Porta maggiore, arch of ... such as valleys and rivers, the Roman aqueducts were built above ground so ...

Ancient Roman Aqueducts - Roman Colosseum

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The date of the first recorded aqueduct in Rome was in the year 312 B.C. A number of additional aqueducts were built conveying water from distant springs and ...

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Questions and Answers on Roman Aqueducts: Purpose

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What was the purpose of an aqueduct? Why were the Roman aqueducts made? Who built the first (Roman) aqueduct? Why did the Romans built aqueducts?

aqueduct | engineering | Britannica.com

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Nov 4, 2015 ... Roman aqueducts were built throughout the empire, and their arches may still be seen in Greece, Italy, France, Spain, North Africa, and Asia ...

Ancient Roman Aqueducts - Crystalinks

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Hundreds of similar aqueducts were built throughout the Roman Empire, although the systems were not as extensive as those supplying the city of Rome.