Beacon of life for sailors

Before lighthouses were built people kindled beacon fires on hilltops overlooking the sea to warn ships that they were approaching land. The Romans erected many lighthouse towers during the course of expanding their empire, and by 400 AD there were about 30 in service from the Black Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. - Tell Me When?, Chancellor Press

Before lighthouses were built people kindled beacon fires on hilltops overlooking the sea to warn ships that they were approaching land. The Romans erected many lighthouse towers during the course of expanding their empire, and by 400 AD there were about 30 in service from the Black Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. - Tell Me When?, Chancellor Press

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