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Pont-du-Gard: Why Did Roman Engineers Number the Stones?

Fig. 1   Pont du Gard side view (photo P. Hunt, 2015) By David S. Spain, Ph.D. –  One of the favorite examples of Roman aqueduct technology is the famous...

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Imperium and Genius in the Pantheon of Rome

                               Dezgotetz 1695 Engraving of the Pantheon (image public domain) By Patrick Hunt –  Almost any informed list...

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