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The Nomentano Bridge is one of the oldest bridges in Rome. In ancient times, the bridge was located behind the Wall of Aurelius. The original length of the bridge was 60 meters.
According to the ancient records of the Roman historian Procopius, in 547 BC. the bridge was destroyed by the emperor Totila, but five years later it was completely rebuilt by the Roman general Narses.
The construction of the bridge towers was started by Pope Adrian I and completed by Pope Nicholas the Fifth. In 1849, French troops shortened the bridge by seven meters. The bridge is currently 31.3 meters long.
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Topic: Nomentano Bridge in Italy, Rome resort.