Trajan’s Bridge and the Roman Empire

In the early part of the second century the Roman emperor Trajan needed a way for his troops to cross the mighty Danube river to fight Rome’s enemy the Dacians. Calling upon his great architect Apollodorus of Damascus, he built what would be the longest arch bridge the world had ever seen, or would see for another thousand years.

Oct 7, 2022 | 16:51 | Lance Geiger

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