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  • 1. Belén F. Susanna M. 2nd ESO February 2010
  • 2.
    • Introduction.....................................................….........3
    • Characteristics................................................…..........4
    • The countries where Via Augusta through .........…....5
    • How to make a Roman road........................................7
    • Another Roads........................................................…..8
    • Other information…………………………………….........…....11
    • Benefits and drawbacks..................................…….......12
    • Bibliography....................................................……….....13
  • 3.
    • We chose Roman Roads because we like this topic and we think that It’s very interesting.
    • We are going to talk about the Roman roads concretely about the Via Augusta.
  • 4.
    • The Via Augusta started in Rome and finished in Columns of Hercules (L’estret de Gibraltar).
    •   The date when it was build is not clear but August emperor was who ordered its renovation between 8BC and 2BC.
    •   Via Augusta was a road used to transport the people from Rome to the south of Spain.
    • It was 1.500 km long and was the longest road of Spain.
  • 5.
    • The countries:
  • 6.
    • La Garriga
  • 7.
    • Plan your route carefully.
    • Clear any trees and grass out of your way.
    • Dig a deep trench and fill the bottom with layers of stones.
    • Make sure the road will be wide enough for soldiers can spend.
    • Cover the surface with small gravel or cobblestones .
    • Make sure that the surface of the road is curved, for don’t make puddles.
    • 1: grava o pedres 2: basalts
  • 8. The Via Aemelia was a Roman road in the north of Italy, the road started in Ariminum on the Adriatic coast, and finished in Placentia. It was completed in 187 BC. The Via Aemilia connected Rimini to Rome through Via Flaminia.
  • 9.
    • Via Agrippa was a Roman road in Gaul that was built by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.
    The Appian Way was one of the earliest and most important Roman roads. It connected Rome to Brindisi and Apulia, in southeast Italy.
  • 10. The Via Cassia was an important Roman road. The Via Cassia started in Baccanae, and finished in Luca . The Via Egnatia was a road constructed by the Romans in the 2nd century BC. It started in Illyricum and finished in European Turkey.
  • 11.
    • Near the Via Augusta lived the monks. The monks healed and fed pilgrims crossing the Via Augusta. Thanks to the monks invented hospitals.
    • The hospital were put on the roads, the ways and the people with infectious diseases put them in small hospitals sub paths the paragraphs in the roads.
    • The hospital had three types:
    • Those on the roads that were for civilians.
    • For the soldiers next to where the war.
    • For those who were infected were in the sub paths.
    • 1:monjos, 2:subcamins
  • 12.
    • Benefits : Via Augusta facilitated communication between the territories. Also thanks to the trade that there was along the route, towns and cities became bigger.
    • Drawbacks: Although there were secondary roads, people had to travel along these routes. So there were traffic jam s. I t was also inconfortable for the carriages because the road was made with stone .
  • 13.
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Iberian_Peninsula_in_125.svg
    • http://ca.wikipedia.org/wiki/Via_Augusta  
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Via_Augusta 
    • http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/L/A-Robert.R.Lauer-1/viaaugusta2.jpg
    • Google Imatges
    • Google Earth
    • http://www.wordreference.com
    • http://apuntes.rincondelvago.com/vias-romanas.html
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Via_Augusta
    • http://www.brims.co.uk/romans/building.html#roads
    • http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/romans/roads.shtml
  • 14. Goodbye !!!