Pont du Gard


Carole Raddato
published on 07 January 2019
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The magnificent Pont du Gard spanning the Gardon River in southern France. This feat of Roman engineering and architecture was built in the first century CE to bring water from a spring at Uzès to the Roman colony of Nemausus, modern-day Nîmes, along a 50 km / 31 mi aqueduct.

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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. (2019, January 07). Pont du Gard. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9812/pont-du-gard/

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