All roads lead to Rome – some 400,000 of them, constructed during the early civilization of theRoman Empire.
At least, that’s what we were taught in school.
Roman roads are, or certainlyhttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gif were, long and straight. They’re made from broken stones, mixed with cement, tightly packed then paved.
The aim, of course, was to make getting from A to B – by foot, cart or horseback – as easy as possible.
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