a random fun fact about the Roman Empire 

The Romans were known for their advanced engineering and construction techniques.

They built a vast network of roads throughout their empire, with the total length of Roman roads estimated to be over 250,000 miles (400,000 kilometers). 

These roads facilitated the movement of troops, goods, and information, and many of them are still in use today or have been incorporated into modern road systems in Europe and the Middle East. 

The most famous of these roads is the "Appian Way" (Via Appia), which connected Rome to the southern regions of Italy and is often considered one of the earliest and most important Roman roads.