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Ancient Aqueducts
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Any type of aqueduct built to provide water to villages, cities and communities. It can be an aerial aqueduct, an underground aqueduct, a surface aqueduct or a mix of all types.

They brought us water, now they brings us our history.

Update: irrigation canals are accepted too.
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Ancient AqueductsPorta Praenestina (Aquae Claudia and Anio Novus)

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The original gate was built centuries before the Aurelian wall (in which it is now embedded) in 52 by the emperor Claudius, and is formed by arches through two aqueducts, the Aqua Claudia and the Anio Novus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsNero's Aqueduct (Arcus Neroniani)

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Near the Porta Maggiore, an interesting sequence of arches running along the present via Statilia towards the Lateran is the remaining part of the ancient Nero's Aqueduct that drew water from Claudius' arches, and carried it to the imperial palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/26/2007

last visited: 7/26/2015

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Ancient AqueductsPorta Tiburtina (Aquae Iulia, Marcia, and Tepula)

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Although the Tiburtina gate is set into the Aurelian walls, it was not built with the walls, as it belonged to an older pre-existing aqueduct by emperor Augustus (5 BC): this is stated by an inscription above the gate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsAquaduct of Claudius at the Palatine

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Aqua Claudia was an aqueduct which was begun by Caligula in 38 A.D. and completed by Claudius in 52. Domitian added a branch to supply water to the imperial palaces on the Palatine Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/31/2007

last visited: 7/27/2016

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Ancient AqueductsArch of Drusus (Aqua Antoniniana)

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The Arch of Drusus belonged to the no longer existing aqueduct which carried water into the city, in particular serving Caracalla's Baths, about 800 metres - ½ mile west of this spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 7/27/2007

last visited: 5/21/2017

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Ancient AqueductsQuintili aqueduct - Rome, Italy

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The Quintili aqueduct was built to bring water from Aqua Claudia aqueduct to Quintili Villa, near the Via Appia. The aqueduct was probably built in the 2nd century AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/5/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient AqueductsAqueduct of Tarquinia, VT, Italy

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Ancient water supply of Tarquinia, Tuscia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/14/2016

last visited: never

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