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Via Appia

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: L. Quilici and S. Quilici Gigli
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified May 28, 2020 11:08 AM History
An early Roman road (via publica) originating at Rome and terminating at Brundisium, the Via Appia was begun in the fourth century B.C. by the censor Appius Claudius Caecus. The Latin author Statius described the Via Appia as "queen of the long roads".

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 43 C2 Via Appia

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L. Quilici and S. Quilici Gigli, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Via Appia: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <> [accessed: 06 July 2020]

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