(222.) See Petrik & Millar, supra note 40, at 20-21 (discussing such planning opportunities); Crawford & Uzes
, supra note 21, [paragraph] 1140.06B (7) (same).
What makes the aqueduct so special is the total distance the water travels from Uzes
to Nimes (nearly 50 kilometres), the obstacles it overcomes (it crosses the River Gard at a height of 48 metres) and its gentle descent of a mere 0.04 per cent, which is roughly four times less steep than most aqueducts built at the time.
The Cumans and Uzes
acted as checks on the Patzinaks and so on.
Birth date unknown, but Romanus was descended from an old family of the military aristocracy in Cappadocia (central Turkey); first came to prominence while fighting the Petchenegs during the reign of Constantine IX Ducas (1042-1054), establishing a reputation as a loyal and able soldier; proclaimed emperor by the court faction of Michael Psellus and Empress Eudocia, widow of Constantine IX, in response to the disintegrating military situation and the demands of the opposition for effective leadership (January 1, 1068); Romanus hurriedly raised an army, composed largely of mercenaries (Petchenegs, Uzes
, Normans, and so forth), and took the field against the Seljuk Turks under Alp Arslan that winter; he defeated Alp at Sebastia (December?
Fearful for the state of his soul and hoping to persuade him to enter the church, his family sent him to Uzes
to live with a clergyman uncle, but Racine returned to Paris in 1662 to publish further odes and to cultivate the friendship of such men as Boileau, Moliere, and La Fontaine.
For something different, try the Haribo Museum at Uzes
, a 40-minute bus ride away (2 Euros).
That figure could increase if Kevin Malaga is made an offer by French club Uzes
Pont Du Gard, with whom he was training last week, while Steven Jennings is training with another League One club in the hope of earning a new contract.
But I was hooked and despite having a husband who loved Spain, we eventually bought our first hovel, an old stone cow/sheep barn near Uzes
in the Gard.
FLORENCE Eurobreak (020 8780 7700) offersthree nights' B&B at three-star Pitti Palace Hotel for pounds 98, accom only price SHORT-HAUL SUN PROVENCE CV Travel (0870 062 3410) offers property sleeping up to 10 near Uzes
, Provence's "town of arts" for total of pounds 2,305 from Sept 10, not including travel.
Members: Joan Parrish, Rick Uzes
, Susan Raulie, Connie Anderson, Sally Burrows-Hudson, Claire Callahan
The trio were leaving Birmingham yesterday to base themselves for two weeks in Uzes
, near Nimes.