Ponte Pietra, Verona

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Mark Cartwright
published on 07 April 2014
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The bridge known today as the 'Stone Bridge' was built in the 1st century BCE and was one of only two Roman bridges which crossed the Adige. Its original name was the Pons Marmoreus. The two arches nearest the left bank (in white) are original.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, April 07). Ponte Pietra, Verona. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2545/ponte-pietra-verona/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Ponte Pietra, Verona." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Apr 2014. Web. 22 Jul 2024.