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Ostia and the Tiber Floods Part 1

How the Tiber floods of the 16th century forever changed the landscape of Ostia. This series of short notes by Tonnie Huijzendveld refers to the catastrophic floods that afflicted the Lower Tiber valley, peaking in the 16th century AD. We know about these floods from written sources and through geoarchaeological investigations. The floods with the highest levels ever reached by …

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Ostia and the Tiber Floods Part 2

How the Tiber floods of the 16th century forever changed the landscape of Ostia. This series of short notes by Tonnie Huijzendveld refers to the catastrophic floods that afflicted the Lower Tiber valley, peaking in the 16th century AD. We know about these floods from written sources and through geoarchaeological investigations. The floods with the highest levels ever reached by …

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Ostia and the Tiber Floods Part 3

How the Tiber floods of the 16th century forever changed the landscape of Ostia. This series of short notes by Tonnie Huijzendveld refers to the catastrophic floods that afflicted the Lower Tiber valley, peaking in the 16th century AD. We know about these floods from written sources and through geoarchaeological investigations. The floods with the highest levels ever reached by …