caementum

caementum

caementum
Ancient Roman masonry formed of small rough stones set in a mixture of concrete.
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John (Hospitallers) in the twelfth--thirteenth centuries, the hilltop fortification has masonry walls made with and without mortar, using the opus caementum technology (Roman concrete).
The use of the word cement is directly linked to the Latin "caementum"--meaning stone or stoned.