BEST ATTRACTIONS IN ROME – THE APPIAN WAY by Amy French

The Appian Way (via Appia) is an ancient roadway that highlighted the greatness of Rome. Today, it is one of the best attractions in Rome. Strategically important, it intimidated foes and friends alike since it meant that Roman legionnaires could mobilize and move out quickly. The Appian Way was one of Rome’s earliest roads—the first section was completed in 312 BC and used as a route for military supplies and the Roman legions during the Samnite Wars.

 

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