Development in Roman stone arch bridges

O'Connor C. (1994) Development in Roman stone arch bridges. Endeavour, 18 4: 157-162. doi:10.1016/0160-9327(95)90524-X

Author O'Connor C.
Title Development in Roman stone arch bridges
Journal name Endeavour   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0160-9327
Publication date 1994-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0160-9327(95)90524-X
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 18
Issue 4
Start page 157
End page 162
Total pages 6
Language eng
Subject 1207 History and Philosophy of Science
Abstract The long success of the Roman Empire depended in large measure on the vast network of roads that was constructed. At its fullest extent this included more than 300 major stone-arch bridges, many still in use. In this article the author categorizes the bridges in terms of date and three basic parameters - maximum span, overall length, and height. This suggests two major periods of construction: the first century B.C. and the first half of the second century A.D. Large bridges are listed.
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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