Roman Arches—Aqueducts and the Colosseum
Lecture no. 6 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
We’re all familiar with the glory of Roman engineering, from the Romans’ system of roads to their impressive monuments. How did these structures work from a technical standpoint? And why build them? Delve into Roman history and explore the way in which technology served state ends.