Aquae Urbis Romae: the Waters of the City of Rome

Inscriptions that commemorate the historic flooding of the Tiber River in Rome, 4 December 1495


4 December 1495: 16.88 meters above sea level

There are seven surviving flood markers that commemorate the 1495 flood. We will add more images as they become available.

 

1. Flood Marker: Facade opposite Palazzo Madama, Via del Rinascimento, Rome (K. Rinne, 2001)

 

2. Flood Marker: Facade of the Church of S Eustachio, Rome. (K. Rinne, 2001)

To see flood markers that commemorate other floods, click here: 1277, 1422, 1530, 1557, 1598, 1647, 1660, 1805, 1846, 1858, 1870, 1878, 1900, 1915, and 1937.


Aquae Urbis Romae: the Waters of the City of Rome

Copyright, Katherine W. Rinne, 2006.