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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 Feb 08, 2018 08:35 PM 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.

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.

41.975827, 12.478409

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, 2018 <> [accessed: 03 July 2020]

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