Roman Aqueducts & Water Supply

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Duckworth, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 504 pages
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How did a Roman waterworks work? How were the aqueducts planned and built? What happened to the water before it arrived in the aqueduct and after it left, in catchment, urban distribution and drainage? What were the hydraulics and drainage involved? In a comprehensive study ranging through the Roman aqueducts of France, Germany, Spain, North Africa, Turkey and Israel, Trevor Hodge introduces us to these often neglected aspects of what the Romans themselves regarded as one of the greatest glories of their civilisation.

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What can I say, I'm a hydrophile, so here I find myself reading this epic survey of the Romans' extravagant water-delivery systems. Written by a classicist, not an engineer--ie, it's actually ... Read full review

Contents

Urban Distribution
273
The Domestic Supply
304
Drains and Sewers
332
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About the author (2002)

A. Trevor Hodge is Distinguished Research Professor of Classics at Carleton University, Ottawa.

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