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The long straight roads built by the Romans have, in many cases, become just as famous as their greatest emperors. Roman engineers were audacious in their plans to join one point to another in as straight a line as possible. Consequently, roads used bridges, tunnels, & other architectural & engineering tricks to create a series of breathtaking but practical monuments which spread from Portugal to Constantinople. The network of Roman roads covered over 120,000 km. (Info by Mark Cartwright)…

Roman Roads

The long straight roads built by the Romans have, in many cases, become just as famous as their greatest emperors. Roman engineers were audacious in their plans to join one point to another in as straight a line as possible. Consequently, roads used bridges, tunnels, & other architectural & engineering tricks to create a series of breathtaking but practical monuments which spread from Portugal to Constantinople. The network of Roman roads covered over 120,000 km. (Info by Mark Cartwright)…

Did the Vikings Get a Bum RaThis geometrical Viking camp on the Jutland Peninsula of Denmark extends some 130 yards in diameter.p?

Did the Vikings Get a Bum RaThis geometrical Viking camp on the Jutland Peninsula of Denmark extends some 130 yards in diameter.p?

пещера Страшная-Novosibirsk State University and specialists of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the Russian Academy of Sciences told about the unique discovery: in the Altai region in the cave Strashnaya found the remains of ancient people who lived in the region expected to 3500-5000 years ago.

пещера Страшная-Novosibirsk State University and specialists of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the Russian Academy of Sciences told about the unique discovery: in the Altai region in the cave Strashnaya found the remains of ancient people who lived in the region expected to 3500-5000 years ago.

Site 52,   Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, Sligo, Ireland.  Site of over 100 tombs, stone circles, passage graves and standing stones, of which about 65 remain. The site is thought to be over 700 years older than Newgrange, which was built in 3200BC.  M

Site 52, Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery, Sligo, Ireland. Site of over 100 tombs, stone circles, passage graves and standing stones, of which about 65 remain. The site is thought to be over 700 years older than Newgrange, which was built in 3200BC. M

Researchers have excavated ship sheds in the city of Piraeus that held triremes from the pivotal Battle of Salamis

Archaeologists Uncover Massive Naval Bases of the Ancient Athenians

Researchers have excavated ship sheds in the city of Piraeus that held triremes from the pivotal Battle of Salamis

Relic of a saintly age, a stone marker wears the outline of a Latin cross, carved more than a thousand years ago by Irish monks on a storm swept Skellig Michael. Skellig Michael is an island off the kerry coast of Ireland.

Relic of a saintly age, a stone marker wears the outline of a Latin cross, carved more than a thousand years ago by Irish monks on a storm swept Skellig Michael. Skellig Michael is an island off the kerry coast of Ireland.