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via Aemilia  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016
Via Aemilia, named after its builder, M. *Aemilius Lepidus(1), consul 187 bce (Livy, 39. 2), and subsequently repaired by *Augustus and *Trajan, ran from *Ariminum 281 km. (176 mi.) north-west to ... More

via Aemilia Scauri  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Dec 2015
Via Aemilia Scauri, highway built by M. *Aemilius Scaurus(1), *censor109 bce, linking the *via Aurelia and *via Postumia. It ran from Vada Volaterrana through *Pisae, *Genua, and Vada Sabatia and ... More

via Annia  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016
Highway built in northern Italy, perhaps by T. Annius Luscus, consul 153 bce. It probably linked *Bononia with *Aquileia via *Patavium, *Altinum, and Concordia. (2) The extension of the via Appia, ... More

via Appia  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Dec 2015
Via Appia, the Romans' principal route to south Italy and beyond (Strabo, 6. 283). Ap. *Claudius Caecus, *censor312 bce, built and named the 211-km. (132-mi.) section from Rome to *Capua (Livy, 9. ... More

via Aurelia  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Dec 2015
Via Aurelia, an important highway up the western coast of Italy. Possibly first laid out as far as Cosa by C. Aurelius Cotta, *censor in 241 bce, it was later rebuilt on a different line, and ... More

via Cassia  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Dec 2015
Via Cassia, a road running north from Rome through *Sutrium, *Volsinii to *Arretium. Here it joined with a road which led across the *Apennines to *Bononia and then *Aquileia. The Cassia proper was ... More

via Clodia  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016
Via Clodia, a road running north from Rome, through south-western Etruria (see etruscans) via the west side of Lake Bracciano and Etruscan towns such as Blera, Norchia, and Tuscania as far as ... More

via Domitia  

Courtenay Edward Stevens and T. W. Potter

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Dec 2015
Via Domitia, a road which probably ran from *Narbo through *Nemausus to *Arelate on the Rhône. It was built by the conqueror of Narbonensis (see gaul (transalpine)), Cn. *Domitius Ahenobarbus(2) (121 ... More

via Domitiana  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016

Highway built by *Domitian (95 ce), running from Sinuessa on the *via Appia through Volturnum, *Liternum, and *Cumae to *Puteoli, where it joined a road to *Neapolis.

via Egnatia  

Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond

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Mar 2016
Via Egnatia, Roman road built c.130 bce from the *Adriatic coast to *Byzantium; named after the proconsul in Macedonia Cn. *Egnatius (AE1973, 492), the via Egnatia was the main route from ... More

via Flaminia  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016
Via Flaminia, the great northern highway of Italy, built 220 bce by C. *Flaminius (1), when censor (Livy, Epit.20; reject Strabo 5. 217). It was 334 km. (209 mi.) long from Rome by way of *Narnia, ... More

via Labicana  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Dec 2015

Via Labicana, highway running south-east from Rome to Labici and the country of the *Hernici. Avoiding the Alban hills (see albanus mons), it joined the *via Latina near *Anagnia.

via Latina  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016
Via Latina had both an ‘old’ and a ‘new’ route, as curators' inscriptions make clear (ILS1159, 1174, 8980). The older ran south-west from Rome, through the country of the Latins (see latini) and down ... More

via Popillia  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016
Via Popillia, highway in northern Italy, linking *Ariminum, *Atria, and *Altinum with *Aquileia, built by P. *Popillius Laenas, consul 132 bce (H. Dessau, ILS 5807). The road from *Capua to *Rhegium ... More

via Postumia  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016
Via Postumia, north Italian highway centring on *Cremona, whence it ran in one direction through Placentia and Dertona to *Genua, and in the other through *Bedriacum, *Verona, Vicetia, and Opitergium ... More

via Sacra  

Ian Archibald Richmond and John Patterson

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Mar 2016
Via Sacra, the ‘sacred way’, street connecting the *forum Romanum with the *Velia, affording access to the *Palatine. According to *Varro and *Pompeius Festus, the stretch of road ... More

via Salaria  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Dec 2015
Via Salaria, an old-established route which facilitated the salt trade from the *Tiber mouth. It ran north-east from Rome to *Reate in the Sabine country. Later extensions, ... More

via Sebaste  

Stephen Mitchell

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Dec 2015
Via Sebaste, the Roman key to the control and pacification of *Pisidia, in the southern part of the Augustan province of *Galatia. It ran from the coast of *Pamphylia (probably *Perge), through the ... More

via Traiana  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016
Highway built (109ce) by *Trajan, which replaced the *via Appia as the usual route between *Beneventum and *Brundisium. It touched Aequum Tuticum, *Aecae, *Herdonia, *Canusium, *Barium, and *Gnathia. ... More

via Valeria  

Edward Togo Salmon and T. W. Potter

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Mar 2016
Via Valeria, an important road that ran eastwards from Rome to its colony of *Alba Fucens (founded 303 bce), and later to Aternum on the *Adriatic. Of great antiquity, it may have ... More

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