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Saxa Rubra

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: L. Quilici, 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 Jul 25, 2023 10:47 AM History
Saxa Rubra (modern Grottarossa) is the name of a road station on the Via Flaminia nine Roman miles from the center of ancient Rome. It was at Saxa Rubra that Constantine I defeated Maxentius in A.D. 312.

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station (road or coastal), settlement-modern

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 43 B2 Saxa Rubra

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Grottarossa

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L. Quilici, S. Quilici Gigli, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Saxa Rubra: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 23 May 2024]

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