Lorsque les murailles sont attaquées... par l’érosion. Quelques indices archéologiques sur les solutions apportées durant l’antiquité à Cordoue

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Christopher Courault


Erosion was a real problem for damage edifice in long term, and Roman people knew this fact, as Vitruve and Frontin ilustrated. There is not much investigation about erosion, due to the difficulties concerning the identification of the relationship between the erosion process and reparation acts during an emergency archaeological excavation. However, Cordoba presents particular interest within the investigation of its City Wall during the Antiquity. Certain aspects have not been considered yet by investigation, reason by which Cordoba offers some interesting clues to understand how Roman citizens protected their urbanism against erosion.

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