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Aqueduct


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Aqueduct delle Torre, Spoleto, Italy

"Aqueduct" Article - Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION. AQUEDUCTS IN THE ANCIENT WORLD.
Part 1. Aqueduct - Definition. Ancient Greek vs Ancient Roman Aqueducts. Greek Aqueducts in Samos.
Part 2. Ancient Greek Aqueducts in Athens, Sicily and Kos.
Part 3. Aqueduct in Tusculum, Italy.
Part 4. Ancient Roman Innovation: Aqueduct Bridges. Aqua Claudia. Anio Novus. Pont du Gard Aqueduct, Nîmes, France.
Part 5. Other Aqueducts in Ancient Rome. Aqueduct Reservoirs and Basins.
Part 6. Ancient Roman Aqueducts Outside of Italy.

Part 7. Aqueducts of Later Roman Empire: Spoleto; Constantinople. Canals and Basins in Ancient Egypt and Babylonia.

AQUEDUCTS IN THE MODERN WORLD
Part 8. Aqueducts Built in France in 17th-19th Centuries.
Part 9. Aqueducts in British India.
Part 10. Cast Iron Pipes Supercede Stone Conduits in Aqueducts.
Part 11. Croton Aqueduct, New York, United States.

Part 12. Use of Aqueducts in the Manchester Waterworks, England.
Part 13. Loch Katrine Aqueduct, Glasgow, Scotland.
Part 14. Vienna (Austria) Waterworks.
Part 15. Water Supply of Paris, France.
Part 16. Aqueduct Bridges for Canals.

FURTHER READING
Part 17. Further Reading on Aqueducts.



The above article was written by:

Alexander Stuart Murray, LL.D., F.S.A.; Keeper of Greek and Roman Antiquities, British Museum, from 1886; author of History of Greek Sculpture, Handbook of Greek Archaeology, Designs from Greek Vases, and Terra-Cotta Sarcophagi;

and

John Frederick Latrobe Bateman, C.E., F.R.S., President of the Institute of Civil Engineers, 1878-79; planned the water supply of Manchester, of Glasgow, and many other towns; author of History and Description of the Manchester Waterworks, and On the Supply of Water to London.




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