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Connecting the Empire—Roads and Bridges

Lecture no. 11 from the course: Understanding Greek and Roman Technology

Connecting the Empire—Roads and Bridges

Taught by Professor Stephen Ressler | 34 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

At its height, the Roman Empire had 75,000 miles of public roads, organized into a system that incorporated way-stations, milestones, triumphal arches, and upward of 1,000 bridges. Investigate how the Romans created this impressive transportation network, parts of which have survived for 2,000 years.

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