1.2 History of Roman Road Construction
This section provides an overview of the history of Roman road construction, including the reasons why the Romans built roads, the evolution of road construction techniques, and the impact of Roman roads on the ancient world.
1.3 Materials Used in Roman Road Construction
In this chapter, you will learn about the materials used in Roman road construction, including the types of stone, gravel, and sand used, as well as the techniques for laying and compacting these materials.
1.4 Planning and Design of Roman Roads
This section covers the planning and design process for Roman roads, including the surveying and mapping of routes, the use of milestones and markers, and the construction of bridges and tunnels.
1.5 Engineering Principles of Roman Road Construction
The engineering principles behind Roman road construction are explored in this chapter, including the use of camber and drainage to ensure the longevity of the roads, as well as the techniques for building roads on difficult terrain.