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Curiosities of ancient Rome (Engineering)

The world of ancient Romans abounded in a number of amazing curiosities and information. The source of knowledge about the life of the Romans are mainly works left to us by ancient writers or discoveries. The Romans left behind a lot of strange information and facts that are sometimes hard to believe.

Roman water engineering

Water engineering in the Roman Empire was at the highest level. Aqueduct network supplied ancient Rome in the 2nd century CE with one million cubic meters of water per day. In some places, the area around the aqueducts was drained to prevent contamination by groundwater.

Segovia aqueduct (Spain)

Romans repaired roads with liquid iron

A group of researchers: Eric Poehler from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Juliana van Roggen and Benjamin Crowther from the University of Texas in Austin (USA) came to interesting conclusions, studying the roads in Pompeii.

Roman road in Pompeii

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