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- Via Claudia Augusta
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... is believed to have been the meeting point of two Roman roads, Cade's Road, which ran all the way from the Humber, via York to Newcastle and the Wrekendyke which branched away to the north-east ... It has even been conjectured that a Roman fort existed on the local golf course at Wrekenton but no evidence for this has been found ...
... Africa Main article Roman roads in Africa Main road from Sala Colonia to Carthage to Alexandria ... Via Hadriana In Mauretania Tingitana from Tingis southward (see Roman roads in Morocco) Albania / Republic of Macedonia / Greece / Turkey Via Egnatia (146 ... Lower Limes Germanicus and Via Belgica Middle East Via Maris Via Traiana Nova Petra Roman Road 1st century Petra, Jordan Romania Trajan's bridge and Iron ...
... See also Roman roads in Britain Roads built in the first phase of Roman occupation (43–68 AD) connected London with the ports used in the invasion (Chichester ... As Roman influence expanded, so did the network, until around 180 AD when the known network was complete ... Few Roman roads extended into Scotland due to their inability to subjugate the local population ...
... With the advent of the Roman Empire, there was a need for armies to be able to travel quickly from one area to another, and the roads that existed were often muddy, which greatly delayed ... To solve this problem, the Romans built great roads ... These 'Roman roads' used deep roadbeds of crushed stone as an underlying layer to ensure that they kept dry, as the water would flow out from the ...
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“This, my first [bicycle] had an intrinsic beauty. And it opened for me an era of all but flying, which roads emptily crossing the airy, gold-gorsy Common enhanced. Nothing since has equalled that birdlike freedom.”
—Elizabeth Bowen (18991973)
“The Roman Empire stood appalled:
It dropped the reins of peace and war
When that fierce virgin and her Star
Out of the fabulous darkness called.”
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