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Roman Road

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Definition: All roads led to Rome. The Romans built roads everywhere they went, making it easier for goods and soldiers to get from place to place within the Empire. The Roman roads were sturdier than any roads up to that time.

Related Resources:
Roman Engineering and Mechanics
The Romans were excellent at finding practical applications for their wealth of knowledge.

Ancient Rome
Learn more about the fascinating story of Rome.

Elsewhere on the Web:
Ancient Roman Roads
Find out how the Romans built their famous roads.

Map of the Roman Roads
This fun, interactive map shows you the extent of the Roman road network.

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