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An ancient Roman engineering miracle


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#1    Saru

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Posted 10 January 2014 - 03:25 PM

An ancient Roman engineering miracle
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How did the Romans build an aqueduct from Zaghouan to Carthage that stretched for 80 miles ?




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Posted 10 January 2014 - 03:40 PM

they conquered a technologically advanced culture and made them slaves to build it for the Greater Rome ~

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Edited by third_eye, 10 January 2014 - 03:41 PM.

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Posted 11 January 2014 - 05:18 AM

you mean they conquered a contemporary culture. they werent advanced more than any other major civilization of the day.


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Posted 11 January 2014 - 06:57 AM

View Postpbarosso, on 11 January 2014 - 05:18 AM, said:

you mean they conquered a contemporary culture. they werent advanced more than any other major civilization of the day.

Everything about Ancient Rome was pilfered, looted if not outright stolen from other more 'culturally' advanced civilisations of the times ~ from their pantheon of gods to their literature ~ from ancient Greece to ancient Egypt and everything in between ...

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