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Contents List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Floods in Ancient Rome: Sources and Topography 2. Characteristics of Floods in Ancient Rome 3. Immediate Effects of Floods in Ancient Rome 4. Delayed Effects of Floods in Ancient Rome 5. Methods of Flood Control in Ancient Rome 6. Roman Attitudes Towards Floods Conclusion: The Romans' Failure to Make Rome Safe from Floods Appendix I: List of Major Floods at Rome 414 BC-AD 2000 Appendix II: The Modern Tiber Embankments Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Floods -- Italy -- Rome -- History.
Floods -- Italy -- Tiber River -- History.
Rome (Italy) -- History -- To 476.
Tiber River (Italy) -- History.