Aqueducts in Ancient Rome

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Despite the river Tiber and a small number of springs, the natural water supply was not sufficient for the city of Rome, particularly at its greatest expansion. The first aqueduct, the Aqua Appia, was built by Appius Claudius who was Censor for 18 months around 312BC (AUC441).  He also commissioned the first military road – the […]

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Aqueducts in Ancient Rome

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