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  • 1. The Roman Aqueducts A presentation by Ethan Ceresney Sponsored by Jaye Liset-Lynch
  • 2. What are the aqueducts • • • • A Roman invention Used to carry water into the city from the mountains The aqueducts become 1 inch lower every 40 yards to carry water to the city There were 11 aqueducts that went into the city
  • 3. Definition of the word Aqueduct • • The word aqueduct is from Latin words Aqua (water) and Ducere (to lead) An aqueduct can be a canal, open troughs, overland pipelines, or tunnels
  • 4. Map of the Aqueducts
  • 5. Aqueducts The First: Aqua Appia Approximately 312 B.C.E. About 10 miles long The Last: Aqua Alexandra Approximately 226 C.E About 13.5 miles long The Longest: Aqua Marcia Approximately 144 B.C.E. About 58 miles long
  • 6. Aqueducts(continued) The Aqua Appia The Aqua Alexandra The Aqua Marcia
  • 7. How an Aqueduct is made First Second Finally
  • 8. In the City Underground/sewer system The Cloaca Maxima was one of the sewer systems of Rome • The Cloaca Maxima was made to drain the marsh water out of the area known as the forum ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ • When the water got to the city it traveled through pipelines • All excess water went to the Cloaca Maxima which took the water to the Tiber River • This sewer system was a marvel to the ancient world •
  • 9. Fun Facts This is called an arcade  • These helped carry water over valleys and over rivers ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ • The Romans built aqueducts in places they conquered such as France, Spain, and Northern Africa • In Segovia, Spain there is an aqueduct that is still in use today • 
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