Photographer's Note

What you see is the Appia Antica Roman road which connected Rome to Brindisi, the main port for Greece and the Orient in the world of ancient Rome. The Appian Way is probably the most famous Roman road which may have been the remains, its importance is confirmed by the nickname by which the Romans called: Queen of Roads. Work on the building began in 312 aC, at the behest of the censor Appius Claudius the Blind, is now a protected area of great historical, archaeological and naturalistic. Some of the pieces were left as they were paved, the road was built with skill and precision worthy of the best modern engineers so as to be passable in all weather conditions and the means by which the floor covering. While dirt on the simple fact the weather, first of all the rain made ??it difficult the path of transport wheel, the presence of large smooth stones fitted together perfectly to form the end of the road allowed the circulation in any weather condition. The floor in turn rested on a bed of gravel that filled a trench that ensured the maintenance of the artificial drainage. In 71 aC, 6,000 slaves revolted under the leadership of the famous Spartacus (Spartacus). After the capture and death of the slave, all the rebels were captured and crucified in turn along the way to Pompeii. The photo was taken with a tripod and the colors are natural, I hope you like

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