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Aqua Appia

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: L. Quilici, S. Quilici Gigli
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Apr 11, 2013 04:23 PM History
The earliest of Rome's aqueducts the Aqua Appia was constructed in 312 BC by the censor Appius Claudius Caecus. The aqueducts runs a course of 16.4 km, entering Rome at the Porta Maggiore. Frontinus estimated the daily volume at 75,537 cubic meters.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 43 C2 Aqua Appia


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L. Quilici, S. Quilici Gigli, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Aqua Appia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2013 <> [accessed: 10 July 2020]

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