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Ancient Roman City Rises Again

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

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From the ground, a 100-hectare site just north of Italy's Venice airport looks like nothing more than rolling fields of corn and soybeans. But it's actually home to a buried Roman metropolis called Altinum, considered the precursor of ancient Venice

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Fiona Ogilvie (1018)
Saturday February 25, 2012, 1:17 pm
This is exciting news. Thank you. I hope to someday know all the daily activities during the last days of the republic.

vriginia Esquer (10)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 12:28 am
very interesting

Julia R. (296)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 1:46 am
Very interesting article that the end of this Roman metropolis which was invaded by barbarians could have been the beginning of Venice such a historically and culturally rich city! Amazing, now I shall appreciate it even more. Thank You Marty.

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Mari 's (1354)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 7:03 am
Incredible!!! :)

Roger Garin-michaud (134)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 12:08 pm
noted, thanks !

Mary Donnelly (47)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 2:01 pm
Thanks Marty.

Sue Matheson (79)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 9:54 pm
very cool. thanks

Gloria H. (88)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 10:33 pm
Interesting to think that some day, the Eiffel Tower, Golden Gate Bridge, you name it current landmarks may be in rubble and used to build something else, like maybe a birdbath.

june t. (66)
Sunday February 26, 2012, 10:51 pm
very interesting!
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