Roman Bridge, Ponte da Vila Formosa

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Carole Raddato
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published on 27 February 2014
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The Roman bridge Ponte da Vila Formosa, dating from the late 1st century / early 2nd century CE, is one of the best preserved bridges throughout the Iberian Peninsula. It is located on the way which connected Olisipo (Lisbon, Portugal) to Augusta Emerita (Mérida, Spain), the via publicae.
Total length: 116.50 meters / width 6.70 meters / height 8.40 meters.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2014, February 27). Roman Bridge, Ponte da Vila Formosa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2324/roman-bridge-ponte-da-vila-formosa/

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Bridge, Ponte da Vila Formosa." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 27, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2324/roman-bridge-ponte-da-vila-formosa/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Roman Bridge, Ponte da Vila Formosa." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Feb 2014. Web. 20 Jul 2024.

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