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Via Appia

Creators: L. Quilici and S. Quilici Gigli
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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An early Roman road (via publica) originating at Rome and terminating at Brundisium, the Via Appia was begun in the fourth century BC by the censor Appius Claudius Caecus. The Latin author Statius described the Via Appia as "queen of the long roads".

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Place Sublanuvium by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Apr 10, 2013 09:23 AM
Sublanuvium was an ancient station (statio) along the Via Appia, located between Aricia and Ad Sponsas. While its precise location is unknown, the site is located at the twentieth milestone of the Appia.
Place Forum Appii by L. Quilici — last modified Dec 02, 2015 08:07 PM
An ancient road station on the Via Appia located 69 km southeast of Rome.
Place S. Maria a Vico by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Jan 24, 2013 11:01 PM
A town founded as Vicus Novanensis, later named simply Ad Novas, along the Via Appia.
Place Villa Maxentii by L. Quilici — last modified May 21, 2016 02:08 AM
A complex on the Via Appia constructed by Maxentius in the early fourth century A.D.
Place Aeclanum by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Jan 07, 2016 04:43 PM
An ancient settlement in Samnium that came to be associated with the Hirpini.
Place Caudium by N. Purcell — last modified Jun 19, 2015 09:51 PM
A city of Samnium between Capua and Beneventum. In 321 BC the Samnites under C. Pontius encamped there before defeating the Romans at the battle of the Caudine Forks.
Place Decennovium by N. Purcell — last modified Apr 26, 2016 11:12 PM
Decennovium refers to a 19-mile stretch of the Via Appia from the Forum Appii to Tarracina that continued through the paludes Pontinae.
Place Beneventum/Maleventum by N. Purcell — last modified Jan 07, 2016 06:29 PM
Beneventum/Maleventum (modern Benevento) was an ancient city of Campania of Samnite origin.
Place Ponte Rotto by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Jan 23, 2013 04:12 PM
An ancient bridge over the Cervaro river between Aecae and Herdoniae on the Via Traiana.
Place Casal Rotondo by L. Quilici — last modified Sep 16, 2014 07:38 PM
A Roman tomb that supports a Medieval farmhouse (casale) at the sixth mile of the Via Appia. The tomb originally dates ca. 30 BC; it was a large, circular tomb with a diameter of approximately 35 m.
Place Untitled by N. Purcell — last modified Apr 25, 2015 12:14 AM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 44 G3 unnamed bridge group (Via Appia from Caudium to Beneventum)
Place Columbarium of Pomponius Hylas by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Apr 23, 2015 03:40 PM
A Roman columbarium on the Via Appia close to the Porta Latina. The columbarium was excavated in 1831 by Pietro Campana.
Place Pons Campanus by N. Purcell — last modified Aug 06, 2015 01:12 AM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 44 E3 Pons Campanus
Place Tomb of T. Claudius Secundus by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Jul 10, 2014 11:55 AM
A Roman tomb along the Via Appia.
Place Tarracina(e)/Anxur by N. Purcell — last modified May 21, 2016 02:13 AM
A strategic Volscian city that had come under Roman control by 509 B.C.; a Roman citizen colony was established there in 329 B.C. The site is particularly notable for the remains of the terraced sanctuary of Iuppiter Anxur.
Place Casilinum by N. Purcell — last modified Aug 06, 2015 12:55 AM
A settlement located in the border region between the ager Falernus and the ager Campanus, north of Capua.
Place Ad Sponsas by L. Quilici — last modified Jul 02, 2013 01:44 AM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 43 D3 Ad Sponsas
Place Lautulae by N. Purcell — last modified Dec 02, 2015 02:11 PM
Lautulae is a narrow pass (saltus) located above Terracina in Latium.
Place Taras/Tarentum/Neptunia by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Oct 04, 2015 01:27 PM
A Greek colonial city founded in 706 B.C.
Place Trivici Villa? by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified May 09, 2015 10:47 PM
A settlement of Samnium, within the territory of the Hirpini, that lay close to the frontiers of Apulia. The site is described only by Horace in his famous trip to Brundisium.
Place Silvium by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Jun 21, 2013 05:32 PM
Silvium (modern Gravina in Puglia) was founded as a Greek colony. It was a town on the frontier of the Peucetii.
Place Ponte di Mele by L. Quilici — last modified Sep 01, 2013 06:36 PM
A Roman bridge along the Via Appia.
Place Venusia by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Nov 05, 2015 11:18 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 45 C3 Venusia
Place Fundi by N. Purcell — last modified May 21, 2016 10:00 PM
Fundi achieved civitas sine suffragio after the Latin War in 338 B.C.
Place Uria by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Oct 04, 2015 02:08 PM
An ancient city of the Messapii.
Place Formiae by N. Purcell — last modified May 02, 2016 09:22 AM
An ancient settlement of likely Greek origin along the Via Appia. Cicero was assassinated near Formiae (now Formia) in 43 B.C.
Place Constantinian Columbarium by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Mar 15, 2013 04:44 PM
The so-called Constantinian Columbarium is actually a second century AD tomb on the Via Appia.
Place Brundisium/Brentesion by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Feb 20, 2016 09:49 AM
A Greek and Roman port, terminus of the Via Appia.
Place Minturnae by N. Purcell — last modified May 28, 2016 03:22 PM
Originally an Ausonian town that fought against Rome in 314 B.C., Minturnae became a colony in 296 B.C. The site is located on the Garigliano river (ancient Liris) and served an important economic function. The Via Appia passes through the city.
Place Calatia by N. Purcell — last modified Aug 04, 2015 10:01 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 44 F3 Calatia
Place Mesagne by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Jul 16, 2013 10:04 AM
A center of the Messapii in Apulia.
Place Herdoniae/Ardaneae/Civitas Serdonis by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Dec 03, 2014 11:49 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 45 C2 Herdoniae/Ardaneae/Civitas Serdonis
Place Tomb of Gaius Rabirius Postumus Libertus and family by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Mar 15, 2013 04:45 PM
A tomb of the Republican period belonging to the freedman family of the Rabirii.
Place Bovillae by L. Quilici — last modified Sep 27, 2015 11:45 AM
A town of ancient Latium along the line of the Via Appia, Bovillae is traditionally considered to be a colony of Alba Longa and was one of the thirty cities of the Latin League.
Place Roma by L. Quilici — last modified Jan 12, 2016 05:56 PM
The capital of the Roman Republic and Empire.
Place Neretum by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified May 06, 2015 01:55 PM
An ancient settlement of the Messapii in Apulia captured by the Romans in 269 BC. The Trajanic extension of the Via Appia ran through the site.
Place Canusium by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Sep 23, 2015 03:25 PM
A center of the ancient Daunians, Canusium became allied to Rome in 318 B.C. It received municipal status in 88 B.C.
Place Aecae by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Jan 07, 2016 04:37 PM
An ancient town of Apulia that in legend was reported to have been founded by Diomedes. In the third century B.C. the Roman general Quintus Fabius Maximus captured the town after the battle of Cannae.
Place S. Callisto by L. Quilici — last modified Nov 25, 2013 08:58 PM
A large catacomb on the Via Appia south of Rome notable especially for its so-called 'Crypt of the Popes'. The catacomb covers approximately 15 hectares.
Place Sublupatia by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Apr 25, 2015 12:24 AM
Sublupatia was a statio on the Via Appia but is now unlocated.
Place Quintilii by L. Quilici — last modified May 21, 2016 02:05 AM
A suburban villa built by Sextus Quintilius Maximus and Sextus Quintilius Condianus (consuls in A.D. 151).
Place Capua by N. Purcell — last modified Aug 04, 2015 08:20 PM
An important ancient city of Campania with Villanovan and Etruscan origins.
Place Lucus Feroniae by N. Purcell — last modified Dec 02, 2015 01:11 PM
A sanctuary of Feronia located at a spring on the via Appia near Tarracina.
Place Butuntum by I.E.M. Edlund Berry — last modified Jul 02, 2013 01:41 AM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 45 E2 Butuntum
Place Ad Medias by N. Purcell — last modified Dec 02, 2015 08:08 PM
An ancient place, cited: BAtlas 44 D3 Ad Medias
Place Tomba degli Orazi e Curiazi by L. Quilici — last modified Feb 16, 2014 06:36 PM
A Roman tomb near Albano Laziale connected in tradition with the story of the contest between the Horatii and Curiatii.
Place Aricia by L. Quilici — last modified Apr 28, 2016 10:43 PM
Aricia is an ancient Latin settlement and a member of the Latin League.
Place La Giostra by L. Quilici — last modified Feb 17, 2013 09:48 PM
A fortified site on the Via Appia dating to the Republican period.
Place Vigna Randanini by Jeffrey Becker — last modified Jul 26, 2013 07:02 PM
A Jewish catacomb along the Via Appia discovered in 1859.
Place Tres Tabernae by L. Quilici — last modified Dec 30, 2013 02:16 PM
A statio at the point where the Via Appia crosses the Via Ninfina.

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 43 C2 Via Appia


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