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The Wall of Aurelian was built in 271-275 under the Emperor Aurelian around the more ancient Servian wall. Inside the walls were the Seven Hills, the Trastevere area and the Champ de Mars.
The walls were 19 kilometers long and were about 3.4 meters thick. The material for the construction of the wall was brick-faced concrete. The towers of the wall were built 100 feet apart, for a total of 383 towers at the time. During the reign of Aurelian, the height of the wall did not exceed 8 meters; in the 5th century under Honorius its height was doubled.
Part of the wall was dismantled by King Tatil, but during the Middle Ages the remains of the wall, as before, continued to be considered a solid fortification.
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