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Bridges of Rome By Max Villaire. Pons Fabricius ➔ Oldest Roman Bridge in existence ◆ Built in 62 BCE ➔ 5.5M x 62M (18ft x 203ft) ➔ Spans Half of the Tiber.

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1 Bridges of Rome By Max Villaire

2 Pons Fabricius ➔ Oldest Roman Bridge in existence ◆ Built in 62 BCE ➔ 5.5M x 62M (18ft x 203ft) ➔ Spans Half of the Tiber River ➔ Inscription: ◆ L. FABRICIVS. C. F. CVR. VIAR |FACIVNDVM. COERAVIT | IDEMQVE | PROBAVIT ◆ Lucius Fabricius, Son of Gaius, Superintendent of the road, took care and likewise approved that it be built ridge_fabricius/bridge_of_fabriciu s06.jpg

3 Ponte Sant’Angelo ➔ Built in 134 CE ➔ Dedicated to Emperor Hadrian ➔ Spans the Tiber River ◆ From the Center of the city to the Mausoleum ➔ Was Originally known as Pons Aelius

4 Pons Cestius ➔ 48M x 8M ➔ Built soon after the Pons Fabricius ➔ First stone bridge from the island to the right bank of the river. ➔ Currently known as Ponte S Bartolomeo

5 Pons Sublicius ➔ Earliest known bridge of ancient Italy ➔ spans Tiber river from the forum to the bottom of Aventine Hill ➔ Built around 642 BCE

6 Bibliography ●http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/Europe/Italy/Lazi o/Roma/Rome/_Texts/PLATOP*/Pons_Cestius.html ●http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/Europe/Italy/Lazi o/Roma/Rome/_Texts/PLATOP*/Pons_Aelius.html ●http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/Europe/Italy/Lazi o/Roma/Rome/_Texts/PLATOP*/Pons_Fabricius.html ●http://archive1.village.virginia.edu/spw4s/RomanForum/GoogleEarth/AK_G E/AK_HTML/BR-008.html ●http://www.aviewoncities.com/rome/pontesantangelo.htm


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