Touring the Appian Way, Ancient Rome’s “Queen of Roads”


Map of the Appian Way and the later and shorter Via Appia Traiana. Known as the “Regina Longarum Viarum,” or “Queen of the Long Roads,” the Appian Way, possibly ancient Rome’s most famous road, was built in 312 BC to connect Rome to Brindisi in the south of Italy; it was one of the most important and strategic roads of the Roman...

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