Inventions Of The Roman Aqueducts In The Ancient Roman Empire

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Before the Roman aqueduct was engineered, the ancient Roman people depend on local water such as rainwater, springs, streams, and well water stored into cisterns or container. The water quality were a daily problem of the Romans and the droughts and drainage problems were even deadly. The engineering curiosity that implemented the rise of the Roman Empire and sustained the water solution. The Roman aqueducts was not all engineered by Roman inventions, the architects used the Greek designs like the columns and arches by the Etruscans. The aqueducts were built from a sequence of brick, stone, and special volcanic cement. The aqueducts were very important to the ancient Romans and heavily impact their daily living. Ancient Roman aqueducts were constructed to carry water from far away springs and mountains into the cities. From 311 B.C. to 226 A.D., the Romans had built eleven major aqueducts around Roman Empire. Started around the time of Circus Maximus in the sixth century A.D., soon after the construction of the Baths of Caracalla. The water would supply the city’s fountains, gardens, public baths, bathroom, and house of wealthy Roman. The water from the aqueducts also would used to irrigate lands, to power mills and other machined used in mining. ect. The first Roman aqueduct is called Aqua Appia, was assigned by the member of the Senate named Appius Claudius Caecus in 312 B.C., and Rome became the first civilization to used water so extensively in its cities. The Aqua
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