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Ancient Roman architecture has been molded by a solid foundation by the use of columns and arches, as can be seen in this wonderful masterpiece of architecture.

The Roman Arch of Septimius Severus. Located in one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire: Leptis Magna, Libya.Photo courtesy of David Gunn.

Leptis Magna Arch of Septimus Severus. The sands of time have preserved the Roman city of Leptis Magna, an ancient seaport in what is now Libya. It is one of the best preserved Roman cities in the Mediterranean.

The Ancient Roman Arch of Hadrian, Jerash, Jordan. Photo courtesy Poco a poco

ancientart: “ The Ancient Roman Arch of Hadrian, Jerash, Jordan. Photo courtesy Poco a poco ”

The Roman Aquaduct an advanced achievement in building a series of channels to bring water down into the cities from their sources.

Key Information on Roman Architecture and Monuments

The Colosseum in Rome, Italy . . . built of concrete and stone.  It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.  Impressive!

The Colosseum in Rome, Italy . built of concrete and stone. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering. Absolutely stunning piece of work!

The Arch of Septimius Severus in the ancient city of Leptis Magna - Libya - early 3rd century AD - note the broken pediment - this is highly innovative and rare in Roman architecture of the period

The Arch of Septimius Severus in the ancient city of Leptis Magna - Libya - early century AD - note the broken pediment - this is highly innovative and rare in Roman architecture of the period. Example of the Composite order of architecture.

The ruins of the Roman Temple of Bacchus at #Baalbek, #Lebanon. Work Experiences: Places I've Travelled

The ruins of the Roman Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek, Lebanon Mark & Steve on ibm trip

The Maison Carrée is an ancient building in Nîmes, southern France; it is one of the best preserved Roman temples to be found anywhere in the territory of the former Roman Empire. It was built c. 16 BC.

museum-of-artifacts: “ Maison Carrée - the only completely preserved temple of the ancient roman world. Built in year 16 AD, Nîmes, France ”

Gagnez Un Hoverboard! Pont Du Gard, ancient Roman aquaduct in Provence. Une des plus belles structures chez nous en Provence. Un monument à découvrir lors de votre prochain séjour !

The Pont du Gard is an ancient Roman aqueduct that crosses the Gardon River in the south of France. Located near the town of Vers-Pont-du-Gard.

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