Ancient Roman Aqueducts
The Romans constructed aqueducts to bring a constant flow of water from distant sources into cities and towns, supplying public baths, latrines, fountains and private households. Waste water was removed by the sewage systems and released into nearby bodies of water, keeping the towns clean and free from noxious waste. Some aqueducts also served water for mining, processing, manufacturing, and agriculture.
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Visitare Roma: Le Terme di Caracalla
Il più grandioso esempio dell'epoca imperiale, perché conservato nella sua originale struttura e non modificato da costruzioni più moderne, è rappresentato dalle Terme di Caracalla.Edificate dall'imperatore Caracalla sul colle Aventino nel 217 d.C. e adibite ad uso pubblico, esse potevano accogliere più di 1500 persone giacché le loro dimensioni originarie raggiungevano 337x328 m, superate soltanto…
Roman Baths in the Ancient City of Herculaneum, April 2010
This is a rework of an HDR I did of the perfectly preserved public bath in the excavated city of Herculaneum. This was shot handheld with a Nikon D40 and the 18-55 kit lens. It was reworked using the latest version of Photomatix Pro. Their alignment tool is really good!