The Ancient Romans, made extensive use of the arch in their construction and building.
Arches can be seen throughout the Roman Empire, they were used to support roofs in buildings, to support roads, to support aquaducts for the carrying and supply of water and to support bridges.
Scroll down the page to see two examples of Roman Arches and an image of Roman Arches used in the Collosseum.
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The Emperor Hadrian ruled for 21 years from A.D. 117 until A.D. 138, when the Empire of Ancient Rome was at its height.
The Emperor Hadrian consolidated and strengthened The Roman Empire. He was The Roman Emperor responsible for the building of Hadrian's Wall in England.
Hadrian was one of the most remarkable and talented of all the Emperors of Rome.... more about Emperor Hadrian
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