Romans were innovative people with lots of achievements and inventions way ahead of their time. With the amount of inventions created by the romans it is believed if all emperors had been as good as the greats Rome would have lasted longer, therefore giving the great architects and scientist of their time to create new inventions or styles. As true as that may be some inventions would have never have happened if Rome hadn’t been challenged or forced into creating new innovations to help romans survive through the struggles they faced due to poor control by some emperors.
Roads- Romans created roads to get their armies to and from Rome as they conquered enemies. At its prime, the Roman Empire covered nearly 1.7 million square miles. 400,000 kilometers of roads were built by the Romans, by around 200AD there were twenty-nine major highways going in and out of Rome.
Concrete- Created by the Romans around 2,100 years ago. Concrete was used to build aqueducts, buildings, bridges, and monuments. When 64AD the great fire of Rome forced the city to be largely rebuilt; the fast drying concrete helped them rebuild and recover quickly.
Aqueducts- Although these were not a Roman invention it was an art perfected by the romans. The Roman aqueducts were so well built that some are still in use to this day. Such as Rome’s famous Trevi Fountain, for instance, is supplied by a restored version of the Aqua Virgo, one of ancient Rome’s 11 aqueducts.
Sewers- This goes hand and hand with aqueducts. Unlike the aqueducts the sewers were invented by the romans to help prevent diseases from spreading and to keep the clean and dirty water separated.
Arches- Also not created by the romans like the aqueducts. Even though not created by romans it was improved and used most by romans to the point where it is thought to be created by romans. Most aqueducts were dependent on arches for the slant to keep the water flowing and to use...