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List of aqueducts in the Roman Empire

This is a list of aqueducts in the Roman Empire. For a more complete list of known and possible Roman aqueducts and their bridges see List of Roman bridges.[1][2]

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Aqueducts in the Roman EmpireEdit

Name Location Image Coordinates Length x Height Construction Started Service Started Demolition or Decommission Influencer
Plovdiv Bulgaria, Plovdiv   42°7′50″N 24°43′25″E / 42.13056°N 24.72361°E / 42.13056; 24.72361 30 km x
Plavno Polje[3] Croatia 32.6km x 0.296m AD 1
Diocletianus Croatia, Solin
Clausonnes France, Antibes  
Barbegal France, Arles  
Aqueduct of the Gier France, Lyon  
Luynes, Indre-et-Loire France, Tours  
Nîmes France   50km AD 60
Fréjus France   40km AD 50
Aqueduct from Gorze to Metz France, Metz  
Eifel Germany   50°30′46″N 6°36′39″E / 50.5127°N 6.6108°E / 50.5127; 6.6108 130km x 1 metre AD 80
Sumelocenna Rottenburg, Germany
 
Uncovered section of the Sumelocenna aqueduct near Rottenburg am Neckar, DE, Seltenbachtal (48.46362 N, 8.86234 E).
48°27′49″N 8°51′44″E / 48.46362°N 8.86234°E / 48.46362; 8.86234 ca. AD 100
Hadrian Greece, Argos
Peisistratid Greece, Athens
Long Walls Greece, Athens
Late Roman Greece, Athens
Corinth Greece, Corinthia
Kavala Greece, Kavala  
Mytilene Greece, Lesbos
Nicopolis Greece, Epirus
Patras Greece  
Aqua Anio Vetus[4] Italy, Pleiades 330 BC AD 640
Aqua Augusta Italy, Naples 96km
Aqua Marcia – pictured is Aqua Marcia near Tivoli, Italy Italy, Rome   298,556′ 144 BC 140 BC
Aqua Tepula[5] Italy, Rome 126 BC 127 BC Lucius Cassius Longinus Ravilla
Aqua Anio Novus Italy, horti Epaphroditiani[5]
Aqua Alexandrina Italy, Rome   AD 226
Aqua Alsietina Italy, Rome
Aqua Appia Italy, Rome 312 BC
Aqua Claudia – Pictured are the remains of aqueducts Aqua Claudia and Aqua Anio Novus at Porta Maggiore in Rome, integrated into the Aurelian Wall as a gate in AD 271 Italy, Rome  
Aqua Virgo Italy, Rome
Minturno Italy
Ponte delle Torri Italy, Spoleto
Pont d'Aël Italy, Aosta Valley  
Termini Imerese Italy, Sicily  
Caesarea Maritima Israel
Aqueduct of Zubaida Lebanon, Beirut
Aqueduct of Tyre Lebanon, Tyre
Aqueduct of Msaylha Lebanon, Batroun
Aqueduct of Nahr Ibrahim Lebanon, Jbeil
Aqueduto de São Sebastião Portugal, Coimbra AD 1568 [6] AD 1570 [6]
Skopje Aqueduct Macedonia
Acueducto de Sexi[a] Spain, Almuñécar
Albarracin-Gea-Cella Spain
Aqua Nova Domitiana Augusta Spain
Baelo Claudia's aqueduct Spain, Bolonia
Barcino Spain
Bejís Spain
Acueducto romano de Cádiz Spain, Cádiz
Caños de Carmona Spain, Seville
Cordoba (Aqua Fontis Aureae) Spain
Itálica Spain  
Las Medulas Spain
Les Ferreres Spain, Tarragona  
Los Bañales Spain
Los Milagros Spain, Mérida  
Lugo Spain
Noain Spain, Pamplona, Navarra
Onuba Aestuaria Spain
Peña Cortada Spain
Rabo de Buey-San Lázaro Spain
S'Argamassa's aqueduct Spain
Segobriga's aqueduct Spain, Saelices
Aqueduct of Segovia Spain, Segovia   ? x 28m
Aqueduct of Toletum Spain, Toledo
Valdepuentes Spain
Aqueduct of Hadrian Tunisia - Aqueduct of Volubilis Morocco, Volubilis
Valens Turkey, Istanbul  
Aspendos Turkey, Antalya Province  
Lamas Turkey, Mersin Province  
Olba Turkey, Mersin Province  
Laodicea on the Lycus Turkey, Denizli Province
Phaselis Turkey, Antalya Province  
Dolaucothi Gold Mines United Kingdom, Wales, Pumsaint, Carmarthenshire
Durnovaria United Kingdom, Dorchester, Dorset
Longovicium United Kingdom, Lanchester
Aqueduct of Volubilis Morocco

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ Almuñécar consists of 5 above ground aqueducts – 4 still in use

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Website on Roman aqueducts". www.romanaqueducts.info. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Farkas, Maria. "Home". www.romaq.org. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "SOCIETÀ FRIULANA DI ARCHEOLOGIA" (PDF): 264. and the Plavno polje – Burnum aqueduct 
  4. ^ Quilici, L; Quilici Gigli, S. "Aqua Anio Vetus". 
  5. ^ a b "Aqua Tepula". 
  6. ^ a b http://www.portugalnotavel.com/arcos-do-jardim-coimbra/

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