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Roman Bridge, Pont Flavien

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Carole Raddato
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published on 11 January 2016
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The Roman bridge at Saint-Chamas (France), so called-Pont Flavien, was built in the late 1st century CE across the River Touloubre. The name “Flavien” refers to a local Roman-Gaul aristocrat called Lucius Donnius Flavius, and an inscription on the bridge itself states that it was built at his instigation.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2016, January 11). Roman Bridge, Pont Flavien. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4402/roman-bridge-pont-flavien/

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