Category Archives: roman

Europe’s Two Oldest Lighthouses

Tower of Hercules, Galacia, Spain The first stone of what is now known as the Tower of Hercules, was laid just after the time of Christ.  During the 1st century A.D., the lighthouse guided Roman ships as they travelled north during … Continue reading

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Roman Aqueduct in Segovia, Spain

In June 2011, I visited the historic city of Segovia, Spain.  One of it premier tourist attractions is its ancient Roman aqueduct. According to an article titled “Saving Segovia’s Aqueduct” written by Norma Barbacci (ICON Magazine, Winter 2006/2007): Begun in the … Continue reading

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