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Probably built around 50 AD, the Aqueduct of Segovia is one of the best-preserved monuments left by the Romans in Spain. The ancient aqueduct carries water 16 km (10 miles) from the Frío River to Segovia and was built of some 24,000 massive granite blocks without the use of mortar. The aboveground portion is 728 meters [...] long and consists of 165 arches more than 9 meters ]...] high. It [...] still provided water to the city in the 20th century."…

Probably built around 50 AD, the Aqueduct of Segovia is one of the best-preserved monuments left by the Romans in Spain. The ancient aqueduct carries water 16 km (10 miles) from the Frío River to Segovia and was built of some 24,000 massive granite blocks without the use of mortar. The aboveground portion is 728 meters [...] long and consists of 165 arches more than 9 meters ]...] high. It [...] still provided water to the city in the 20th century."…

Pompeii ruins

Pompeii ruins

Reconstruction of the Mausoleum of Hadrian (Castel Sant'Angelo) in Rome.

Reconstruction of the Mausoleum of Hadrian (Castel Sant'Angelo) in Rome.

amman theater jordan

amman theater jordan

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pompeii amphitheatre | pompeii amphitheatre pompeii palaestra late autumn pompeii palaestra ...

Temple of Apollo in Pompeii. Notice the altar, which, as always, is located before the temple steps. Also notic the white column on the left, which supports a sundial.

Temple of Apollo in Pompeii. Notice the altar, which, as always, is located before the temple steps. Also notic the white column on the left, which supports a sundial.

The Park of Aqueducts is what brings fresh water to Rome. The Aqueducts, built in 312 B.C. allowed water to travel long distances up and downhill. A lot of Rome’s Aqueducts are underground but as you near the city of Rome, more Aqueducts are above ground.

The Park of Aqueducts is what brings fresh water to Rome. The Aqueducts, built in 312 B.C. allowed water to travel long distances up and downhill. A lot of Rome’s Aqueducts are underground but as you near the city of Rome, more Aqueducts are above ground.

Antonine Wall in northern Britain. Construction began 142 and completed in 154 A. D.

Antonine Wall in northern Britain. Construction began 142 and completed in 154 A. D.

merida theater, spain. Sponsored by Marcus Agrippa.

merida theater, spain. Sponsored by Marcus Agrippa.

theater of bosra, syria

theater of bosra, syria

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