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  • The aqueduct was constructed in quite recent times, rain-water having previously given the only supply.

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  • The aqueduct was constructed in quite recent times, rain-water having previously given the only supply.

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  • An ancient aqueduct is built into the eastern side of the wall.

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  • Trajan built an aqueduct which can still be traced.

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  • In the vicinity are the remains of a Roman aqueduct, which formerly spanned the valley.

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  • It contains few remains of antiquity, except of the aqueduct and basin, said to have been made by the architect Eupalinus for the tyrant Theagenes.

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  • An aqueduct pa?;ses over it.

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  • The water-supply is brought over a fine aqueduct 5 m.

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  • The cutting of this canal led to the construction of an aqueduct for drinking water, which, besides supplying the city, furnishes an ice factory with enough water to make 200 quintals of ice per day.

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  • Trajan, however, built an aqueduct nearly 20 miles long, which was restored by Theodoric in 503.

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  • It takes its name from a Roman aqueduct, the Arcus Juliani (Arculi), some traces of which still remain.

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  • It takes its name from a Roman aqueduct, the Arcus Juliani (Arculi), some traces of which still remain.

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  • A little to the south-west of the town are the remains of a large Roman aqueduct, of which upwards of sixty pillars are still standing.

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  • A little to the south-west of the town are the remains of a large Roman aqueduct, of which upwards of sixty pillars are still standing.

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  • (g) Movable Bridges can be closed to carry a road or railway or in some cases an aqueduct, but can be opened to give free passage to navigation.

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  • In 1858 an aqueduct bridge was erected at Washington by M.

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  • In 1858 an aqueduct bridge was erected at Washington by M.

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  • of the town, and of the aqueduct which passes over it.

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  • of the town, and of the aqueduct which passes over it.

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  • The ancient aqueduct, bringing water some 35 m.

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  • He asks the emperor to sanction the repair of the ancient baths at Prusa, the building of an aqueduct at Nicomedia and a theatre at Nicaea, and the covering in of a stream that has become a public nuisance at Amastris.

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  • He restored the aqueduct built by Valens and destroyed by the barbarians.

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  • The reservoir is supplied by a conduit of 6th-century tiles connected with an early stone aqueduct, the course of which is traceable beneath the Dionysiac theatre and the royal garden in the direction of the Upper Ilissus.

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  • It is a fairly prosperous city, supplied with admirable water by an underground aqueduct from the Hindieh canal, a few miles to the north, which also serves to water the gardens in the deep dry bed of the former lake.

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  • The reservoir is supplied by a conduit of 6th-century tiles connected with an early stone aqueduct, the course of which is traceable beneath the Dionysiac theatre and the royal garden in the direction of the Upper Ilissus.

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  • In 1614 the Vignacourt aqueduct was constructed.

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  • The spring is now diverted direct into the, aqueduct and is not visible at the surface.

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  • Since 1859 it has formed the chief source of the water-supply of Glasgow, the aqueduct leaving the lake about z 2 m.

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  • Since 1859 it has formed the chief source of the water-supply of Glasgow, the aqueduct leaving the lake about z 2 m.

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  • In 1868-1872 another aqueduct, still longer, was superimposed above that of the i 7th century, forming part of the system conveying water from the river Vanne to Paris.

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  • Many remains from the Roman period have been excavated, such as traces of an amphitheatre, a triumphal arch, the old fortifications, an aqueduct, &c. The remains are preserved partly in the museum at Budapest, and partly in the municipal museum.

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  • To-day these have all vanished, with the exception of one aqueduct which still conveys the water of the Tigris to the shrine of Abd al-Qadir (ul-Kadir).

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  • South-east of the city, along the valley of the Wadi Melain, are hundreds of large stone arches, magnificent remains of the Roman aqueduct from Zaghwan to Carthage.

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  • Work on the aqueduct was begun in 1908, and it was to be completed in five years.

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  • Sometimes he struck more promptly; as when the mob protested against his using the temple treasure to build an aqueduct for Jerusalem, and he disguised his soldiers to disperse them with clubs (Jos.

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  • To-day these have all vanished, with the exception of one aqueduct which still conveys the water of the Tigris to the shrine of Abd al-Qadir (ul-Kadir).

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  • Pipes conveying the water of an aqueduct across a valley and following the contour of the sides are sometimes called siphons, though they do not depend on the principle of the above instrument.

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  • Paul began the famous Villa Borghese; enlarged the Quirinal and Vatican; completed the nave, facade and portico of St Peter's; erected the Borghese Chapel in Sta Maria Maggiore; and restored the aqueduct of Augustus and Trajan ("Acqua Paolina").

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  • Remains of a Roman theatre, of an amphitheatre, of an aqueduct which entered the town by the Porte Taillee, gate cut in the rock below the citadel, and an arch of a former Roman bridge, forming part of the modern bridge, are also be seen.

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  • The water is brought by an aqueduct direct from the Alps, viz.

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  • The city, which then got its water supply from the Los Angeles river bed, in 1907 authorized the issue of $23,000,000 worth of 4% bonds for the construction of an aqueduct 209 m.

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  • The city, which then got its water supply from the Los Angeles river bed, in 1907 authorized the issue of $23,000,000 worth of 4% bonds for the construction of an aqueduct 209 m.

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  • There are considerable remains of an aqueduct, an amphitheatre and a theatre (the latter excavated in 1880 - see Notizie degli scavi, 1880, 290, 35 0, 379), all of which belong to the imperial period, while in the hill on which the village of S.

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  • The ruins consist of an amphitheatre (now almost entirely demolished, but better preserved in the 18th century), a theatre, and a very fine aqueduct in opus reticulatum, the quoins of which are of various colours arranged in patterns to produce a decorative effect.

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  • by rail from Tunis), over the spot whence the spring which supplies the aqueduct issues from the hill, are the ruins of a beautiful Temple of the Waters.

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  • The Spaniards during their occupancy of Tunis strengthened the kasbah and built an aqueduct to supply it with water.

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  • This great complex was apparently supplied with water from Hadrian's aqueduct from Lake Stymphalus.

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  • For Roman antiquities in Gaul see, beside articles on the modern towns (ARLES, NiMES, ORANGE, &C.), BIBRACTE, ALESIA, ITIUS PORTUS, AQUEDUCT, ARCHITECTURE, AMPHITHEATRE, &C.; for religion see DRUIDISM; for the famous schools of Autun, Lyons, Toulouse, Nimes, Vienne, Marseilles and Narbonne, see J.

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  • There is an aqueduct of the 14th century to the west of the town.

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  • Of their occupation numerous traces still exist, - the most remarkable being the aqueduct at Pollensa.

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  • Of their occupation numerous traces still exist, - the most remarkable being the aqueduct at Pollensa.

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  • He remarked that the flow of water from an orifice depends not only on the magnitude of the orifice itself, but also on the height of the water in the reservoir; and that a pipe employed to carry off a portion of water from an aqueduct should, as circumstances required, have a position more or less inclined to the original direction of the current.

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  • The same architect designed the superb aqueduct by which the city is supplied with water from Monte Francoa, some nine miles off.

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  • From Toulouse to Agen the main canal follows the right bank of the Garonne, crossing the Tarn on an aqueduct at Moissac, while another magnificent aqueduct of twenty-three arches carries it at Agen from the right to the left bank of the river.

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  • The main drawback to the situation of the city lay in the insufficiency of its water-supply, which was supplemented by an aqueduct constructed in the time of the Peisistratids and by later water-courses dating from the Roman period.

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  • Remains of a theatre and of a late mosaic pavement with hunting scenes have been found, three of the bridges across the Bacchiglione and Retrone are of Roman origin, and arches of the aqueduct exist outside Porta S.

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  • ANTIOCH IN PISIDIA, an ancient city, the remains of which, including ruins of temples, a theatre and a fine aqueduct, were found by Arundell in 1833 close to the modern Yalovach.

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  • The Romans, recognizing its strategical importance, fortified it, and supplied it with water by an imposing aqueduct, the remains of which still exist.

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  • Lastly, he gained enduring fame by the construction of a road and an aqueduct, which - a thing unheard of before - he called by his own name (Livy ix.

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  • Lastly, he gained enduring fame by the construction of a road and an aqueduct, which - a thing unheard of before - he called by his own name (Livy ix.

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  • high, parts of a mosque, an aqueduct, a number of walls of other buildings and a four-sided monolith, measuring 92 ft.

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  • Puteoli was supplied with water by two aqueducts, both subter ranean, one of which, bringing water from springs in the immediate neighbourhood, is still in use, while the other is a branch of the Serino aqueduct, which was probably taken to Misenum by Agrippa.

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  • The city is supplied with fresh water by means of an aqueduct carried by arches over an extensive valley.

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  • The city has a good water-supply, derived from springs and brought in through an aqueduct 8 m.

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  • He set up a public aqueduct in Holborn, and a hospice for the poor at Bath; he distributed every day to the sick the milk of twelve cows, took care of orphans, and encouraged manly sports on Sundays among the youth of London by giving prizes.

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  • Two inscriptions were found in making an underground aqueduct across the site in 1594-1600, but it was not until 1748 that a more careful inspection of this channel revealed the fact that beneath the vineyards and mulberry grounds which covered the site there lay entombed ruins far more accessible, if not more interesting, than those of Herculaneum.

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  • Among the ancient buildings which are still preserved, an amphitheatre, an aqueduct and a city gate may be mentioned.

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  • Francesco a Ripa, on the right bank of the Tiber, where some traces of the aqueduct were perhaps found in 1720.

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  • In the plain below are large thermae, and ruins of a splendid aqueduct.

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  • There are also traces of an aqueduct.

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  • Drinking-water is brought in through an aqueduct.

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  • The Arco di Riccardo, which derives its name from a popular delusion that it was connected with Richard Coeur-de-Lion, is believed by some to be a Roman triumphal arch, but is probably an arch of a Roman aqueduct.

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  • With Therasia (now a sister, not a wife), while leading a life of rigid asceticism, he devoted the whole of his vast wealth to the entertainment of needy pilgrims, to payment of the debts of the insolvent, and to public works of utility or ornament; besides building basilicas at Fondi and Nola, he provided the latter place with a muchneeded aqueduct.

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  • The city is the headquarters of an army corps, and the see of an Orthodox Greek archbishop, of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Albanians and of a Bulgarian bishop. Its principal buildings are the citadel, the palace of the vali or provincial governor, the Greek and Bulgarian schools, numerous churches and mosques and a Roman aqueduct.

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  • high, adorned with reliefs from the life of Christ and dating from 1022, and another column, at one time thought to be an Irminsaule erected in honour of the Saxon idol Irmin, but now regarded as belonging to a Roman aqueduct.

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  • In 1177 he returned by Damascus to Cairo, which he enriched with colleges, a citadel and an aqueduct.

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  • Many inscriptions, coins, &c., have been found here, and traces of the ancient fortifications and of a Roman aqueduct are visible.

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  • Alcaraz, which gives its name to the mountain range already mentioned, is a picturesque old town with the ruins of a Moorish castle, and a fine Roman aqueduct; pop. (1900) 45 01.

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  • The socalled Arco di Riccardo is a half-buried Roman arch with Corinthian pilasters, possibly a triumphal arch, possibly connected with an aqueduct.

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  • The water supply is derived from three sources: the small streams flowing down the mountain sides which serve small localities; the old Carioca aqueduct, dating from colonial times, which collects a considerable supply from the small streams of the Serra da Carioca and brings it into the city through a covered conduit which once crossed the gap between Santa Thereza and Santo Antonio hills on two ranges of stone arches (now used as a viaduct by the Santa Thereza Tramway Company); and the modern Rio do Ouro waterworks, which brings in an abundant supply from the Serra do Tinqua, N.W.

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  • The water-supply is brought to the town by an aqueduct from the hills some 8 m.

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  • No traces of meat-market, theatre or aqueduct have come to light; water was got from wells lined with wooden tubs, and must have been scanty in dry summers.

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  • The Pincian, the Esquiline, and the south-easterly part of the Caelian hills received essentially their present form by the creation of the Via Sistina, Felice, delle Quattro Fontane, di Sta Croce in Gerusalemme, &c.; by the buildings at Sta Maria Maggiore, the Villa Montalto, the reconstruction of the Lateran, and the aqueduct of the Felice, which partially utilized the Alexandrina and cost upwards of 300,000 scudi.

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  • Between the town and Fort Santa Maura extends a remarkably fine Turkish aqueduct partly destroyed along with the town by the earthquake of 1825.

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  • Before the advent of railways Georgetown had an important commerce by way of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, by which considerable coal as well as some grain is still brought hither, and of which Georgetown is now a terminus; the canal formerly crossed the Potomac at this point on an aqueduct bridge (14.46 ft.

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  • Augustus founded a civil (not a military) colony here in 27 B.C., and he and Tiberius constructed an aqueduct to supply it.

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  • Remains of an aqueduct and other Roman buildings are preserved; the imperial family had a villa here.

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  • North of this plain are the five springs of et-Tabighah, the largest of which was enclosed about a century ago in an octagonal reservoir by `Ali, son of Dhahr el-Amir, and the water led off by an aqueduct 52 ft.

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  • An aqueduct in the cliff once brought water a distance of 9 m.

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  • Within the parish, an aqueduct carries the Ellesmere canal across the Dee.

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  • The left branch passes, by a syphon aqueduct, under what is the main canal of the system, taken from the river close at hand (and therefore at a lower level).

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  • A fountain and a curious clock-tower in the Piazza, which terminates the Stradone towards the east, were erected by Onofrio, the architect and engineer whose aqueduct, built about 1440, supplied Ragusa with water from the neighbouring hills.

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  • C. i treats of the finding of good water; c. 2 of rainwater and rivers - rivers in various countries; c. 3 of hot springs, mineral waters, with an account of the chief medicinal springs of the world; c. 4 of selection of water by observation and experiment; c. 5 of instruments for levelling used by aqueduct engineers; c. 6 of construction of aqueducts, pipes of lead, clay, &c., and other matter on the subject of water-supply.

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  • el Wal.da i E l Badrash,ein East 3 1 °"S' Longitude The road to Old Cairo by the river leads past the monastery of the " Howling " Dervishes, and the head of the aqueduct which formerly supplied the citadel with water.

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  • or repairs to the Quirinal, Lateran and Vatican palaces; the erection of four obelisks, including that in the piazza of St Peter's; the opening of six streets; the restoration of the aqueduct of Severus ("Acqua Felice"); besides numerous roads and bridges, an attempt to drain the Pontine marshes, and the encouragement of agriculture and manufacture.

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  • Recognizing this, the corporation of Birmingham, under an act of 1892, acquired the watershed of the Elan and Claerwen, and constructed on the Elan three impounding reservoirs whence the water is conducted through an aqueduct to Birmingham (q.v.).

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  • They include the foundations of an amphitheatre, of a temple, of an aqueduct, of baths and of a castrum.

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  • The course of the aqueduct, which was mainly subterranean, is practically unknown: Frontinus tells us that it received a branch from the lake of Bracciano near Careiae (Galera): and an inscription relating to it was found in this district in 1887 (F.

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  • In the neighbourhood of the town are remains of the aqueduct which supplied it.

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  • Remains of a high-pressure aqueduct, which supplied the town with water and was constructed with other public buildings (Corp. Inscr.

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  • aqueduct (1831-1835) is still usable in case of need; its supply was the Almendares river (until long after the construction of this, a still older aqueduct, opened at the end of the 16th century, was in use).

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  • An aqueduct of Greek times is represented by some fragments on the south-western edge.

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  • Open canals are usual in the Kabul valley, and in eastern Afghanistan generally; but over all the western parts of the country much use is made of the karez, which is a subterranean aqueduct uniting the waters of several springs, and conducting their combined volume to the surface at a lower level.

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  • The ruins of the great aqueduct which brought the waters of the Siagnole, an affluent of the Siagne, to the town, can still be traced for a distance of nearly 19 m.

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  • The first two are carried in massive aqueducts over the canal, the third is passed through the canal by a level-crossing, regulated by drop-gates, and the canal is taken over the fourth by an aqueduct.

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  • It was supplied with water by an aqueduct, the reservoir of which is situated at the village of Papaglionti.

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  • It is supplied with water by means of a beautiful aqueduct.

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  • through an aqueduct 9 ft.

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  • Besides the theatres, three temples, an aqueduct and a nymphaeum are noticeable.

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  • As the river water was insufficient to maintain the local industry an artificial reservoir was constructed at La Gileppe on the Hautes Fagnes, and an imposing aqueduct conveys the water stored on these highlands into Verviers.

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  • It is noteworthy for a splendid ruined mosque built by the Seljuk, Isa Bey II., of Aidin, in 13 7 5, which contains magnificent columns: for a castle, near which lie remains of the pendentives from the cupola of the great cathedral of St John, now deeply buried in its own ruins: and for an aqueduct, Turkish baths and mosque-tombs.

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  • Hadrian, who repaired the Via Appia from Beneventum to this point, made it a colony; it has ruins of the city walls, of an aqueduct, baths and an amphitheatre; nearly 400 inscriptions have also been discovered.

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  • The principal buildings which can still be distinguished are a temple, an aqueduct, a large theatre (enclosed by a castle of much more recent workmanship), several baths, a triumphal and other arches, three mosques, and what are known as the church and convent of the monk Boheira.

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  • The remains of a fine aqueduct that once brought water from the Kiakhta Chai, which begins some 6 m.

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  • It now enters the town by an aqueduct of twenty arches of Frankish construction.

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  • A canal connecting the tidal part of the river Neath with the mouth of the Tawb, made in 1789, was in 1824 connected with the Vale of Neath canal by means of an aqueduct across the Neath river, when also a small dock, Port Tennant (so named after its owner) or Salthouse Dock, was made near the east pier, and this continued to be used till 1880.

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  • The water supply is maintained by an aqueduct built in1823-1832with 459 arches, from the Pisan mountains.

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  • To the east of the town is the Fontana del Rosello, which supplied the town with water before the construction of the aqueduct, the water being brought up in small barrels by donkeys.

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  • At Corinth he built a theatre, at Delphi a stadium, at Thermopylae hot baths, at Canusium in Italy an aqueduct.

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  • Augustus founded a colony there and provided for the construction of an aqueduct (cf.

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  • The old aqueduct, which was constructed in the 17th century by Carnignano and Criminelli and taps the Isclero at Sant' Agata dei Goti, is still available to a certain extent, but its water was never very wholesome, and as it was not laid on to houses but only supplied fountains and house cisterns which have since been filled up, no account need be taken of it.

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  • Having espoused the Gothic cause in the year 536, it was taken, after a protracted siege, by Belisarius, who turned aside an aqueduct, marched by surprise into the city through its channel, and put many of the inhabitants to the sword.

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  • Numerous Roman remains have been found in the neighbourhood, of which the chief is the large aqueduct on two tiers of arches which still serves to supply the town and dilapidated citadel with water from Mount Pangeus.

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  • Not far from Baden, the valley is crossed by the magnificent aqueduct of the Vienna waterworks.

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  • The aqueduct is the successor of an older one associated with the names of Zobaida, wife of Harun al-Rashid, and other benefactors.

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  • But the old aqueduct was frequently out of repair, and seems to have played but a secondary part in the medieval water supply.

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  • Even the new aqueduct gave no adequate supply in Burckhardt's time.

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  • The conveyance of water is dealt with in the article Aqueduct.

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  • It is checked even by fine copper wire-gauze strainers, and where the water passes through sand-filter beds in the course of an aqueduct, the growth, though very great between the reservoir and the filter beds, is almost absent between the filter beds and the town.

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  • in length, and near it the foundations of what was probably a basilica, an open space (no doubt the forum), an aqueduct, baths, &c., have been discovered by recent excavations, and also one of the city gates, flanked by two towers 22 ft.

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  • Port Jervis was laid out in 1826, soon after work began on the Delaware && Hudson Canal; it owes its origin to that waterway (now abandoned), and was named in honour of John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885), the engineer who constructed the canal, who, in 1836, was in charge of the construction of the Croton Aqueduct, and wrote Railway Proper"), (18J9) and The Construction and Management of Railways (1861).

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  • A Roman colony was established there in 263 B.C. It became the headquarters of the Italian revolt after the loss of Corfinium, and was only recovered by Sulla at the end of the war, in 80 B.C. Remains of its fortifica tions are still preserved - massive cyclopean walls, which serve as foundation to the walls of the modern town and of a Roman bridge, and the subterranean channel of an aqueduct, cut in the rock, and dating from Roman times.

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  • Wide boulevards traverse the west of the town, which is also rendered attractive by numerous fountains fed by a fine aqueduct hewn in the rock.

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  • The aqueduct of Justinian, the Crooked aqueduct, in the open country, and the aqueduct of Valens that spans the valley between the 4th and 3rd hills of the city, still carry on their beneficent work, and afford evidence of the attention given to the water-supply of the capital during the Byzantine period.

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  • Andreossy, Constantinople et le Bosphore; Tchikatchev, Le Bosphore et Constantinople (2nd ed., Paris, 1865); Forchheimer and Strzygowski, Die byzantinischen Wasserbehalter; also article Aqueduct.

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  • of the village of Bagchekeui, and the fine aqueduct which spans the head of the valley of Buyukdere.

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  • Many of the The name comes from the aqueduct (forma) erected by Augustus for the supply of Capua, remains of which still exist.

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  • The great aqueduct, which brought water to the several large reservoirs of the city, was 14 m.

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  • Many of the best Roman ruins such as the aqueduct of Segovia or the bridge of Alcantara no doubt date from before AD.

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  • In Newton Upper Falls, Echo Bridge (of the Boston Aqueduct) crosses the Charles near the falls in Hemlock Gorge Reservation of the Metropolitan Park system.

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  • A Roman road and aqueduct and other Roman and Gallic remains have been discovered.

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  • The city is still supplied with water by an aqueduct, to which belongs the huge bridge called the Ponte delle Torri, crossing the ravine which divides the town from the Monte Luco (2723 ft.).

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  • A little water is obtained from wells, and some from an aqueduct 7 m.

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  • aqueduct constructed, using the Corban fund to pay for this.

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  • In the middle of the ' U ', the canal crosses an aqueduct over the river.

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  • The soldiers built an aqueduct to carry water from the fresh spring to the fort nearby.

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  • Roman stones have also been found in other parts of the town including an aqueduct.

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  • aqueduct seen in the distance we pass through tree lined banks.

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  • aqueduct over the river.

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  • In this document we will refer to an enlarged vestibular aqueduct.

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  • The longest navigable aqueduct in Britain is the Pontcysyllte in Clwyd, Wales, opened 1805.

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  • The original five arched aqueduct has been replaced by three large rusty pipes which maintain the water supply to the rest of the canal.

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  • Turkey's finest roman aqueduct lies to the north of the city.

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  • A magnificent stone aqueduct carries the canal across the River Usk just outside town.

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  • aqueduct trough has been lined with concrete.

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  • aqueduct bridge at Kursunlugerme is a three tier structure.

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  • aqueduct structure.

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  • aqueduct site work is in progress to build a double slipway to permit trailed boats to be launched onto the canal.

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  • The little cast iron aqueduct over the River Tame.

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  • The canal over canal aqueduct is clearly visible from the train.

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  • Approaching the lift Narrowboat crossing the aqueduct and heading for the left hand caisson.

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  • Beside erecting fencing near the new aqueduct, the group tackled a variety of jobs during the past month.

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  • The work would have included removing the infill above Valley Aqueduct and carrying out repairs to that Aqueduct and the one over Crime Lane.

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  • lune aqueduct No 107 and Halton Road Bridge No 108 in the distance.

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  • mothballed section of the railroad, from Hazelhurst Railroad Aqueduct.

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  • navigable aqueduct in Britain is the Pontcysyllte in Clwyd, Wales, opened 1805.

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  • Near the aqueduct site work is in progress to build a double slipway to permit trailed boats to be launched onto the canal.

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  • The aqueduct is followed by the short (308 yards) Hyde Bank Tunnel after which the scenery becomes more suburban than rural.

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  • The bottom of the aqueduct trough has been lined with concrete.

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  • It contains few remains of antiquity, except of the aqueduct and basin, said to have been made by the architect Eupalinus for the tyrant Theagenes.

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  • The public watersupply is brought into the city over a fine old aqueduct (3 m.

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  • There are also traces of an aqueduct.

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  • Paul began the famous Villa Borghese; enlarged the Quirinal and Vatican; completed the nave, facade and portico of St Peter's; erected the Borghese Chapel in Sta Maria Maggiore; and restored the aqueduct of Augustus and Trajan ("Acqua Paolina").

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  • Their transverse dorsal connexion is the posterior commissure; otherwise the whole roof portion of the midbrain is reduced to a thin membrane, continuous with that which covers the Sylvian aqueduct, and this ventricle sends a lateral cavity into each optic lobe, as is the case in reptiles.

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  • For Roman antiquities in Gaul see, beside articles on the modern towns (ARLES, NiMES, ORANGE, &C.), BIBRACTE, ALESIA, ITIUS PORTUS, AQUEDUCT, ARCHITECTURE, AMPHITHEATRE, &C.; for religion see DRUIDISM; for the famous schools of Autun, Lyons, Toulouse, Nimes, Vienne, Marseilles and Narbonne, see J.

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  • Trajan, however, built an aqueduct nearly 20 miles long, which was restored by Theodoric in 503.

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  • But he proceeded to expend the temple treasure upon an aqueduct for Jerusalem; and some of the Jews regarded the devotion of sacred money to the service of man as a desecration.

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  • east of Valle di Maddaloni, the Ponte della Valle, an aqueduct built by the orders of Charles III.

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  • Trajan built an aqueduct which can still be traced.

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  • Connected with the reservoir is an aqueduct, of which 2 m.

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  • Wicking); Justinian in 527 furnished it with an aqueduct, and built the wall of which the ruins still remain (Procopius, De aedif, ii.

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  • In 90 B.C. it acquired Roman citizenship. In 43 B.C. it was used as his base of operations against Decius Brutus by Mark Antony, who settled colonists here; Augustus added others later, constructing a new aqueduct from the Letta, a tributary of the Rhenus, which was restored to use in 1881 (G.

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  • He restored the aqueduct built by Valens and destroyed by the barbarians.

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  • The main drawback to the situation of the city lay in the insufficiency of its water-supply, which was supplemented by an aqueduct constructed in the time of the Peisistratids and by later water-courses dating from the Roman period.

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  • A Pantheon and temples of Hera and Zeus Panhellenius were likewise built by Hadrian; the aqueduct, which he began, was completed by Antoninus Pius (A.D.

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  • An aqueduct pa?;ses over it.

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  • to Madame de Maintenon, by whom additions were made; the aqueduct (17th century) in the park was designed to carry the water of the Eure to Versailles, but was not completed.

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  • Drinking-water is brought in through an aqueduct.

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  • A great change, however, took place in the course of the 19th century, and the old divisions are only partially applicable, while there has to be added the Tirazia, animportant suburban extension along the line of the aqueduct or Tirazi.

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  • Pipes conveying the water of an aqueduct across a valley and following the contour of the sides are sometimes called siphons, though they do not depend on the principle of the above instrument.

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  • There are considerable remains of an aqueduct, an amphitheatre and a theatre (the latter excavated in 1880 - see Notizie degli scavi, 1880, 290, 35 0, 379), all of which belong to the imperial period, while in the hill on which the village of S.

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  • The same architect designed the superb aqueduct by which the city is supplied with water from Monte Francoa, some nine miles off.

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  • The ancient aqueduct, bringing water some 35 m.

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  • Remains of a Roman theatre, of an amphitheatre, of an aqueduct which entered the town by the Porte Taillee, gate cut in the rock below the citadel, and an arch of a former Roman bridge, forming part of the modern bridge, are also be seen.

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  • In his work De aquaeductibus urbis Romae commentarius, he considers the methods which were at that time employed for ascertaining the quantity of water discharged from ajutages, and the mode of distributing the waters of an aqueduct or a fountain.

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  • He remarked that the flow of water from an orifice depends not only on the magnitude of the orifice itself, but also on the height of the water in the reservoir; and that a pipe employed to carry off a portion of water from an aqueduct should, as circumstances required, have a position more or less inclined to the original direction of the current.

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  • Remains of a theatre and of a late mosaic pavement with hunting scenes have been found, three of the bridges across the Bacchiglione and Retrone are of Roman origin, and arches of the aqueduct exist outside Porta S.

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  • There is an aqueduct of the 14th century to the west of the town.

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  • It is a fairly prosperous city, supplied with admirable water by an underground aqueduct from the Hindieh canal, a few miles to the north, which also serves to water the gardens in the deep dry bed of the former lake.

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  • The water is brought by an aqueduct direct from the Alps, viz.

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  • The ruins consist of an amphitheatre (now almost entirely demolished, but better preserved in the 18th century), a theatre, and a very fine aqueduct in opus reticulatum, the quoins of which are of various colours arranged in patterns to produce a decorative effect.

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  • The Arco di Riccardo, which derives its name from a popular delusion that it was connected with Richard Coeur-de-Lion, is believed by some to be a Roman triumphal arch, but is probably an arch of a Roman aqueduct.

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  • With Therasia (now a sister, not a wife), while leading a life of rigid asceticism, he devoted the whole of his vast wealth to the entertainment of needy pilgrims, to payment of the debts of the insolvent, and to public works of utility or ornament; besides building basilicas at Fondi and Nola, he provided the latter place with a muchneeded aqueduct.

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  • high, parts of a mosque, an aqueduct, a number of walls of other buildings and a four-sided monolith, measuring 92 ft.

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  • The cutting of this canal led to the construction of an aqueduct for drinking water, which, besides supplying the city, furnishes an ice factory with enough water to make 200 quintals of ice per day.

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  • The water-supply is brought over a fine aqueduct 5 m.

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  • Many remains from the Roman period have been excavated, such as traces of an amphitheatre, a triumphal arch, the old fortifications, an aqueduct, &c. The remains are preserved partly in the museum at Budapest, and partly in the municipal museum.

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  • Sometimes he struck more promptly; as when the mob protested against his using the temple treasure to build an aqueduct for Jerusalem, and he disguised his soldiers to disperse them with clubs (Jos.

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  • He asks the emperor to sanction the repair of the ancient baths at Prusa, the building of an aqueduct at Nicomedia and a theatre at Nicaea, and the covering in of a stream that has become a public nuisance at Amastris.

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  • This great complex was apparently supplied with water from Hadrian's aqueduct from Lake Stymphalus.

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  • In 1614 the Vignacourt aqueduct was constructed.

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  • The Romans, recognizing its strategical importance, fortified it, and supplied it with water by an imposing aqueduct, the remains of which still exist.

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  • The city is the headquarters of an army corps, and the see of an Orthodox Greek archbishop, of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Albanians and of a Bulgarian bishop. Its principal buildings are the citadel, the palace of the vali or provincial governor, the Greek and Bulgarian schools, numerous churches and mosques and a Roman aqueduct.

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  • In the vicinity are the remains of a Roman aqueduct, which formerly spanned the valley.

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  • Beside the political and commercial pre-eminence which he conferred upon Samos, Polycrates adorned the city with public works on a large scale - an aqueduct, a mole and a temple of Hera (see SAMOS; AQUEDUCTS).

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  • Work on the aqueduct was begun in 1908, and it was to be completed in five years.

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  • The Spaniards during their occupancy of Tunis strengthened the kasbah and built an aqueduct to supply it with water.

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  • Water is supplied to the city, with its numerous fountains, from Jebel Zaghwan (vide infra) by the Roman aqueduct repaired, at a cost of half a million sterling, by the bey Mahommed al-Sadik (d.

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  • South-east of the city, along the valley of the Wadi Melain, are hundreds of large stone arches, magnificent remains of the Roman aqueduct from Zaghwan to Carthage.

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  • by rail from Tunis), over the spot whence the spring which supplies the aqueduct issues from the hill, are the ruins of a beautiful Temple of the Waters.

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  • The spring is now diverted direct into the, aqueduct and is not visible at the surface.

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  • high, adorned with reliefs from the life of Christ and dating from 1022, and another column, at one time thought to be an Irminsaule erected in honour of the Saxon idol Irmin, but now regarded as belonging to a Roman aqueduct.

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  • Puteoli was supplied with water by two aqueducts, both subter ranean, one of which, bringing water from springs in the immediate neighbourhood, is still in use, while the other is a branch of the Serino aqueduct, which was probably taken to Misenum by Agrippa.

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  • ANTIOCH IN PISIDIA, an ancient city, the remains of which, including ruins of temples, a theatre and a fine aqueduct, were found by Arundell in 1833 close to the modern Yalovach.

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  • (g) Movable Bridges can be closed to carry a road or railway or in some cases an aqueduct, but can be opened to give free passage to navigation.

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  • In 1868-1872 another aqueduct, still longer, was superimposed above that of the i 7th century, forming part of the system conveying water from the river Vanne to Paris.

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  • An ancient aqueduct is built into the eastern side of the wall.

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  • From Toulouse to Agen the main canal follows the right bank of the Garonne, crossing the Tarn on an aqueduct at Moissac, while another magnificent aqueduct of twenty-three arches carries it at Agen from the right to the left bank of the river.

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  • The city is supplied with fresh water by means of an aqueduct carried by arches over an extensive valley.

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  • In 1177 he returned by Damascus to Cairo, which he enriched with colleges, a citadel and an aqueduct.

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  • Many inscriptions, coins, &c., have been found here, and traces of the ancient fortifications and of a Roman aqueduct are visible.

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  • The city has a good water-supply, derived from springs and brought in through an aqueduct 8 m.

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  • Alcaraz, which gives its name to the mountain range already mentioned, is a picturesque old town with the ruins of a Moorish castle, and a fine Roman aqueduct; pop. (1900) 45 01.

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  • The socalled Arco di Riccardo is a half-buried Roman arch with Corinthian pilasters, possibly a triumphal arch, possibly connected with an aqueduct.

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  • The water supply is derived from three sources: the small streams flowing down the mountain sides which serve small localities; the old Carioca aqueduct, dating from colonial times, which collects a considerable supply from the small streams of the Serra da Carioca and brings it into the city through a covered conduit which once crossed the gap between Santa Thereza and Santo Antonio hills on two ranges of stone arches (now used as a viaduct by the Santa Thereza Tramway Company); and the modern Rio do Ouro waterworks, which brings in an abundant supply from the Serra do Tinqua, N.W.

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  • The water-supply is brought to the town by an aqueduct from the hills some 8 m.

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  • He set up a public aqueduct in Holborn, and a hospice for the poor at Bath; he distributed every day to the sick the milk of twelve cows, took care of orphans, and encouraged manly sports on Sundays among the youth of London by giving prizes.

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  • No traces of meat-market, theatre or aqueduct have come to light; water was got from wells lined with wooden tubs, and must have been scanty in dry summers.

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  • The Pincian, the Esquiline, and the south-easterly part of the Caelian hills received essentially their present form by the creation of the Via Sistina, Felice, delle Quattro Fontane, di Sta Croce in Gerusalemme, &c.; by the buildings at Sta Maria Maggiore, the Villa Montalto, the reconstruction of the Lateran, and the aqueduct of the Felice, which partially utilized the Alexandrina and cost upwards of 300,000 scudi.

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  • Between the town and Fort Santa Maura extends a remarkably fine Turkish aqueduct partly destroyed along with the town by the earthquake of 1825.

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  • Before the advent of railways Georgetown had an important commerce by way of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, by which considerable coal as well as some grain is still brought hither, and of which Georgetown is now a terminus; the canal formerly crossed the Potomac at this point on an aqueduct bridge (14.46 ft.

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  • Augustus founded a civil (not a military) colony here in 27 B.C., and he and Tiberius constructed an aqueduct to supply it.

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  • Remains of an aqueduct and other Roman buildings are preserved; the imperial family had a villa here.

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  • North of this plain are the five springs of et-Tabighah, the largest of which was enclosed about a century ago in an octagonal reservoir by `Ali, son of Dhahr el-Amir, and the water led off by an aqueduct 52 ft.

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  • An aqueduct in the cliff once brought water a distance of 9 m.

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  • Two inscriptions were found in making an underground aqueduct across the site in 1594-1600, but it was not until 1748 that a more careful inspection of this channel revealed the fact that beneath the vineyards and mulberry grounds which covered the site there lay entombed ruins far more accessible, if not more interesting, than those of Herculaneum.

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  • Within the parish, an aqueduct carries the Ellesmere canal across the Dee.

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  • The left branch passes, by a syphon aqueduct, under what is the main canal of the system, taken from the river close at hand (and therefore at a lower level).

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  • A fountain and a curious clock-tower in the Piazza, which terminates the Stradone towards the east, were erected by Onofrio, the architect and engineer whose aqueduct, built about 1440, supplied Ragusa with water from the neighbouring hills.

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  • C. i treats of the finding of good water; c. 2 of rainwater and rivers - rivers in various countries; c. 3 of hot springs, mineral waters, with an account of the chief medicinal springs of the world; c. 4 of selection of water by observation and experiment; c. 5 of instruments for levelling used by aqueduct engineers; c. 6 of construction of aqueducts, pipes of lead, clay, &c., and other matter on the subject of water-supply.

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  • el Wal.da i E l Badrash,ein East 3 1 °"S' Longitude The road to Old Cairo by the river leads past the monastery of the " Howling " Dervishes, and the head of the aqueduct which formerly supplied the citadel with water.

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  • or repairs to the Quirinal, Lateran and Vatican palaces; the erection of four obelisks, including that in the piazza of St Peter's; the opening of six streets; the restoration of the aqueduct of Severus ("Acqua Felice"); besides numerous roads and bridges, an attempt to drain the Pontine marshes, and the encouragement of agriculture and manufacture.

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  • Recognizing this, the corporation of Birmingham, under an act of 1892, acquired the watershed of the Elan and Claerwen, and constructed on the Elan three impounding reservoirs whence the water is conducted through an aqueduct to Birmingham (q.v.).

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  • Among the ancient buildings which are still preserved, an amphitheatre, an aqueduct and a city gate may be mentioned.

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  • They include the foundations of an amphitheatre, of a temple, of an aqueduct, of baths and of a castrum.

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  • Francesco a Ripa, on the right bank of the Tiber, where some traces of the aqueduct were perhaps found in 1720.

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  • The course of the aqueduct, which was mainly subterranean, is practically unknown: Frontinus tells us that it received a branch from the lake of Bracciano near Careiae (Galera): and an inscription relating to it was found in this district in 1887 (F.

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  • In the neighbourhood of the town are remains of the aqueduct which supplied it.

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  • This aqueduct still exists, and is one of the most remarkable constructions in Greece (see AQUEDUCT: Greek).

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  • In the plain below are large thermae, and ruins of a splendid aqueduct.

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  • Remains of a high-pressure aqueduct, which supplied the town with water and was constructed with other public buildings (Corp. Inscr.

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  • aqueduct (1831-1835) is still usable in case of need; its supply was the Almendares river (until long after the construction of this, a still older aqueduct, opened at the end of the 16th century, was in use).

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  • An aqueduct of Greek times is represented by some fragments on the south-western edge.

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  • Open canals are usual in the Kabul valley, and in eastern Afghanistan generally; but over all the western parts of the country much use is made of the karez, which is a subterranean aqueduct uniting the waters of several springs, and conducting their combined volume to the surface at a lower level.

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  • The ruins of the great aqueduct which brought the waters of the Siagnole, an affluent of the Siagne, to the town, can still be traced for a distance of nearly 19 m.

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  • The first two are carried in massive aqueducts over the canal, the third is passed through the canal by a level-crossing, regulated by drop-gates, and the canal is taken over the fourth by an aqueduct.

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  • It was supplied with water by an aqueduct, the reservoir of which is situated at the village of Papaglionti.

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  • It is supplied with water by means of a beautiful aqueduct.

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  • through an aqueduct 9 ft.

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  • Besides the theatres, three temples, an aqueduct and a nymphaeum are noticeable.

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  • As the river water was insufficient to maintain the local industry an artificial reservoir was constructed at La Gileppe on the Hautes Fagnes, and an imposing aqueduct conveys the water stored on these highlands into Verviers.

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  • It is noteworthy for a splendid ruined mosque built by the Seljuk, Isa Bey II., of Aidin, in 13 7 5, which contains magnificent columns: for a castle, near which lie remains of the pendentives from the cupola of the great cathedral of St John, now deeply buried in its own ruins: and for an aqueduct, Turkish baths and mosque-tombs.

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  • Hadrian, who repaired the Via Appia from Beneventum to this point, made it a colony; it has ruins of the city walls, of an aqueduct, baths and an amphitheatre; nearly 400 inscriptions have also been discovered.

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  • The principal buildings which can still be distinguished are a temple, an aqueduct, a large theatre (enclosed by a castle of much more recent workmanship), several baths, a triumphal and other arches, three mosques, and what are known as the church and convent of the monk Boheira.

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  • The remains of a fine aqueduct that once brought water from the Kiakhta Chai, which begins some 6 m.

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  • It now enters the town by an aqueduct of twenty arches of Frankish construction.

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  • A canal connecting the tidal part of the river Neath with the mouth of the Tawb, made in 1789, was in 1824 connected with the Vale of Neath canal by means of an aqueduct across the Neath river, when also a small dock, Port Tennant (so named after its owner) or Salthouse Dock, was made near the east pier, and this continued to be used till 1880.

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  • Dentatus was consul for the third time in 274, when he finally crushed the Lucanians and Samnites, and censor in 272: In the latter capacity he began to build an aqueduct to carry the waters of the Anio into the city, but died (270) before its completion.

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  • The water supply is maintained by an aqueduct built in1823-1832with 459 arches, from the Pisan mountains.

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  • To the east of the town is the Fontana del Rosello, which supplied the town with water before the construction of the aqueduct, the water being brought up in small barrels by donkeys.

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  • At Corinth he built a theatre, at Delphi a stadium, at Thermopylae hot baths, at Canusium in Italy an aqueduct.

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  • Augustus founded a colony there and provided for the construction of an aqueduct (cf.

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  • The old aqueduct, which was constructed in the 17th century by Carnignano and Criminelli and taps the Isclero at Sant' Agata dei Goti, is still available to a certain extent, but its water was never very wholesome, and as it was not laid on to houses but only supplied fountains and house cisterns which have since been filled up, no account need be taken of it.

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  • Having espoused the Gothic cause in the year 536, it was taken, after a protracted siege, by Belisarius, who turned aside an aqueduct, marched by surprise into the city through its channel, and put many of the inhabitants to the sword.

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  • The water-supply of ancient Tyre came from the powerful springs of Ras-al `Ain (see Aqueduct) on the mainland, one hour south of the city, where there are still remarkable reservoirs, in connexion with which curious survivals of Adonis worship have been observed by travellers.

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  • Numerous Roman remains have been found in the neighbourhood, of which the chief is the large aqueduct on two tiers of arches which still serves to supply the town and dilapidated citadel with water from Mount Pangeus.

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  • Not far from Baden, the valley is crossed by the magnificent aqueduct of the Vienna waterworks.

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  • The aqueduct is the successor of an older one associated with the names of Zobaida, wife of Harun al-Rashid, and other benefactors.

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  • But the old aqueduct was frequently out of repair, and seems to have played but a secondary part in the medieval water supply.

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  • Even the new aqueduct gave no adequate supply in Burckhardt's time.

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  • The conveyance of water is dealt with in the article Aqueduct.

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  • It is checked even by fine copper wire-gauze strainers, and where the water passes through sand-filter beds in the course of an aqueduct, the growth, though very great between the reservoir and the filter beds, is almost absent between the filter beds and the town.

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  • in length, and near it the foundations of what was probably a basilica, an open space (no doubt the forum), an aqueduct, baths, &c., have been discovered by recent excavations, and also one of the city gates, flanked by two towers 22 ft.

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  • Port Jervis was laid out in 1826, soon after work began on the Delaware && Hudson Canal; it owes its origin to that waterway (now abandoned), and was named in honour of John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885), the engineer who constructed the canal, who, in 1836, was in charge of the construction of the Croton Aqueduct, and wrote Railway Proper"), (18J9) and The Construction and Management of Railways (1861).

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  • A Roman colony was established there in 263 B.C. It became the headquarters of the Italian revolt after the loss of Corfinium, and was only recovered by Sulla at the end of the war, in 80 B.C. Remains of its fortifica tions are still preserved - massive cyclopean walls, which serve as foundation to the walls of the modern town and of a Roman bridge, and the subterranean channel of an aqueduct, cut in the rock, and dating from Roman times.

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  • Wide boulevards traverse the west of the town, which is also rendered attractive by numerous fountains fed by a fine aqueduct hewn in the rock.

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  • The aqueduct of Justinian, the Crooked aqueduct, in the open country, and the aqueduct of Valens that spans the valley between the 4th and 3rd hills of the city, still carry on their beneficent work, and afford evidence of the attention given to the water-supply of the capital during the Byzantine period.

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  • Andreossy, Constantinople et le Bosphore; Tchikatchev, Le Bosphore et Constantinople (2nd ed., Paris, 1865); Forchheimer and Strzygowski, Die byzantinischen Wasserbehalter; also article Aqueduct.

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  • of the village of Bagchekeui, and the fine aqueduct which spans the head of the valley of Buyukdere.

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  • Many of the The name comes from the aqueduct (forma) erected by Augustus for the supply of Capua, remains of which still exist.

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  • The great aqueduct, which brought water to the several large reservoirs of the city, was 14 m.

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  • Many of the best Roman ruins such as the aqueduct of Segovia or the bridge of Alcantara no doubt date from before AD.

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  • In Newton Upper Falls, Echo Bridge (of the Boston Aqueduct) crosses the Charles near the falls in Hemlock Gorge Reservation of the Metropolitan Park system.

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  • A Roman road and aqueduct and other Roman and Gallic remains have been discovered.

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  • The city is still supplied with water by an aqueduct, to which belongs the huge bridge called the Ponte delle Torri, crossing the ravine which divides the town from the Monte Luco (2723 ft.).

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  • A little water is obtained from wells, and some from an aqueduct 7 m.

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  • The aqueduct is followed by the short (308 yards) Hyde Bank Tunnel after which the scenery becomes more suburban than rural.

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  • At the practical level the aqueduct has provided match funding for us to obtain a substantial tranche of European money.

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  • This must be achieved in the Aqueduct venue in the "Bleed American" song.

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