Houghton Mifflin: World History: Ancient Civilizations
Chapter Assessment Technology Activities

Chapter 15: Rome's Decline and Legacy

An Illustrated Map

Use the Internet to research the locations of Roman aqueducts. Make an illustrated map of the Roman Empire that shows their locations.

Internet Resources

Aqueducts
Site from Kentucky Educational Television about the history and construction of Roman aqueducts. Includes photos of many existing aqueducts.
http://www.dl.ket.org/latin3/mores/aqua/index.htm
Waters of the City of Rome
Interactive maps show the water system of ancient Rome during various time periods. From the University of Virginia's Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities.
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/waters/first.html
The Roman Aqueduct of Metz
Site describing why and how the aqueduct in Metz, France, was constructed.
http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/ia57/jussy/netsco/English/accueil.htm
Roman Aqueducts
A list of more than 600 Roman aqueducts by country, giving their present location and their Roman name. From the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands.
http://www.cs.uu.nl/people/wilke/aqualib/aqualit.htm

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