Public Needs and Private Pleasures.
Water distribution, the Tiber River and the Urban Development of ancient Rome.
- Series: Studia Archaeologica, 109
- Format: 17 x 24 cm
- Binding: Hardcover with dustjacket
- Pages and Illustrations: 290, 36 b/w ill
- Publication Year: 2000
List of illustrations; Preface; Introduction; Part one: a prctical primer: Chapter 1. A Technical survey; Chapter 2. Aqueduct planning and the law; Chapter 3. Dominium vs. imperium: Was expropriation by reason of public utility possible under Roman law?; Part two: a topographical inquiry: Chapter 4. Agrippa, Augustus, and the four earliest aqueduct river crossings; Chapter 5. The Aqua Alsietina; Chapter 6. From Nero to Trajan; Appendix: Aqueduct river crossings in Renaissance Rome; Bibliography; Index.
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