Built in the 1st century

WHS whose OUV derives entirely or significantly from 1st century constructions.

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Alto Douro "Seeds of Vitis vinifera have recently been found at the 3-4 thousand year old Buraco da Pala Chalcolithic archaeological site near Mirandela. However, the more significant relics of viticulture and winemaking that have been uncovered date to the Roman occupation and particularly to the end of the Western Empire (3rd and 4th centuries AD). At the beginning of the Christian era, the Romans redefined all the land-use and restructured the economic activities in the entire valley of the Douro. From the 1st century onwards, they either introduced or promoted cultivation of vines, olive trees and cereals" (AB)
Ancient villages of Northern Syria
Baalbek Settlement at the site goes back to pre-history and, at the time of Alexander the Great, it was already a pilgrimage site. The city reached its apogee after the arrival of the Romans in 64BC and the great period of construction commenced with the decision of Augstus in 27 BC to build the Temple of Jupiter on earlier foundations. This was completed in the time of Nero c 60AD and was followed by the other Roman temples through to 3rd century AD (E.g Temple of Bacchus c 120 AD)
Carthage Roman Carthage, founded by Augustus
City of Bath Aquae Sulis, constructed in 60-70
Danube Limes First continuously defined in the Flavian dynasty (69-96 CE) (AB ev)
Gaya Tumuli "Gaya Tumuli is a serial property consisting of seven cemeteries created by members of the Gaya Confederacy, which developed from the 1st through the mid-6th century" (AB ev)
Hegra "The most active period was between the first two thirds of the 1st century CE, but the site was worked on by the Nabataeans from the 1st century BCE and probably from even earlier" (AB) 3 of the 4 necropoli have been dated to the 1st century (en wiki)
Hopewell "Built between 2,000 and 1,600 years ago" (AB ev)
Kernavė OUV: for its pre-Christian history and Hill-Forts: "From the 1st to 4th centuries CE, large settlements were scattered over several kilometres on the banks of Neris and in the Pajauta valley. Some hills were adapted to defence (Aukuro Kalnas, Mindaugo Sostas and Lizdeikos Kalnas Hill-Forts)."
Kondoa earliest estimates
Las Medulas second half of the 1st century AD
Lower German Limes marked the edge of Lower Germany from the 1st to 5th centuries CE (AB ev)
Maison Carrée of Nîmes "erected between the 2nd and 5th year CE" (AB ev)
Palmyra under Roman control in the mid-first century AD and grew in importance from then; The great temple of Ba'al is considered one of the most important religious buildings of the 1st century AD (AB ev)
Pompei Frozen in 79 AD
Pont du Gard built in the first half of the first Century
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras "lt is believed that terracing began in the cordilleras some two thousand years ago" (AB). In fact it is not known when the terraces began to be constructed and the issue is closely tied to the variuos theories about immigration patterns to the Island. Elsewhere it is stated that construction goes back 6000 years.
San Agustín "Around the 1st century AD there were profound cultural changes in the san Agustin area. This was the period of the great flowering of monumental lithic art, the so-called Augustinian Culture" (AB ev)
Segovia aqueduct dated to the late 1st Century
St. Kilda first occupation
Taxila Sirsukh & apogee
Teotihuacan Inhabited between the 1st and 7th centuries. (AB ev); The largest pyramid, the Pyramid of the Sun, was completed by 100 CE (wiki)
Tower of Hercules "Under the name of Farum Brigantium, the Tower was probably erected in the 1st century CE" (AB ev)
Tsodilo (estimates of the earliest paintings)
Verona Roman city gates, theatre and amphitheatre
Volubilis Although it was capital of the Mauritanian Kingdom from 300BC during which it was "laid out on the Punic-Hellenistic model" (AB) Volubilis is inscribed "as an exceptionally well preserved large Roman town" " an aspect which only commenced when Rome annexed the area in 40AD. At this point it .. Rapidly expanded to its maximum extent" (AB) although its Roman walls and monumental centre date to 168-9. In 285 the Romans abandoned the area.


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