Cloacae Maxima


Ancient Rome – An Important Precinct of Power and Glory


Seven hill towns became the city of Rome when the valley floor was drained to provide a collective future by building the Cloacae Maxima, the great Roman sewer

Whoever you were if you were born within the boundaries of the Roman Empire you had the right to hold the highest office in the State. Under Augustus the concept of an eternal Rome emerged, revealing its link to the legendary past and its promise of a new era.

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At the Beginnings of Art – Precincts of Power and Glory


The city of Rome came into being when the seven hill towns became one to drain the valley floor and improve their collective future.