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Roads In Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome built sophisticated infrastructure ranging from bridges, amphitheatres, aqueducts and even sewer systems.

The Roman network of roads, called Viae Romanae and meaning ‘...

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Centers of Progress: Rome (Roads)

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  • The first roads were invented in the Bronze Age in 4000 BCE, created by the older Indus Valley Civilization. This was the first time that straight, 90 degree intersecting roads were seen.

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Ancient Rome: Origins
  • Rome was founded in 753 BCE by Romulus, the first king, and the son of Mars, the God Of War.
  • Rome knew three eras: The Period of Kings from 625 to 510 BCE, R...

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Like so many large malls with built-in theatres nowadays, a grand plaza known as ‘The Forum’ became an influential marketplace and later the main civic center in Rome. It was a place where gladiato...

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The Roman roads were built of several layers of stone and cement and were able to last for millennia due to the high level of craftsmanship and scientifically created design to withstand heavy load...

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