The Revived Roman Empire

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Frontinus was clearly proud of his work but scathing of other well known engineering works: “Compare such important engineering works carrying so much water with the idle pyramids and the useless though famous buildings of the Greeks.”“Water is brought into the city through aqueducts in such quantities that it is like a river flowing through the city. It would remain so until the twelfth century. Andrew's cross, crown above, fleece below, PHIL IIII D G HISP ET INDIAR REX / Crowned coat of arms on shield in collar of the Golden Fleece, ARCHID AVST DVX BVRG BRAB Z.

Pages: 64

Publisher: Literary Licensing, LLC (October 27, 2013)

ISBN: 1258991799

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