Ancient History Encyclopedia has a new name!

We are now World History Encyclopedia to better reflect the breadth of our non-profit organization's mission. Learn More

City Wall of Stone & Opus Caementicium, Roman Empuries (Detail)

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by
published on 29 August 2016
Send to Google Classroom:

A section of the Roman city-wall of Empuries, Spain. 1st century BCE. The base of the wall was made using calcareous rock while the upper portion is of Roman concrete (opus caementicium).

Remove Ads

Advertisement

About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

Cite This Work

APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2016, August 29). City Wall of Stone & Opus Caementicium, Roman Empuries (Detail). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5548/city-wall-of-stone--opus-caementicium-roman-empuri/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "City Wall of Stone & Opus Caementicium, Roman Empuries (Detail)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 29, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/5548/city-wall-of-stone--opus-caementicium-roman-empuri/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "City Wall of Stone & Opus Caementicium, Roman Empuries (Detail)." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Aug 2016. Web. 11 Apr 2021.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support World History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!

Donate