History Channel to Explore Roman Engineering

On September 5, 2005 at 9:00 p.m., the History Channel is scheduled to present Rome: Engineering an Empire, a program highlighting the empire's use of engineering skills to build the phenomenal works of construction that we know today.

Highlights of the program include:

  • Digital recreations of some of the Roman Empire's greatest architectural achievements.
  • The Roman aqueduct system
  • Roman highways
  • Use of waterproof concrete
  • Theories about the fall of Rome.