Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Roman Roads

From ScienceNews, a pretty cool article on a new interactive map. The map charts the Roman roads throughout the Empire, it

"includes roads, rivers and hundreds of sea routes allows users to calculate the travel time and costs for traversing the ancient empire. The project, called ORBIS, is allowing researchers to probe standing hypotheses and develop new ones concerning the economic, social, military and political dynamics of an empire that had a profound and enduring influence on western civilization."

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