Flaminian Way


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Flaminian Way

(fləmĭn`ēən), one of the principal Roman roadsRoman roads,
ancient system of highways linking Rome with its provinces. Their primary purpose was military, but they also were of great commercial importance and brought the distant provinces in touch with the capital.
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, the greatest artery from Rome to Cisalpine Gaul. Construction was begun (220 B.C.) by Caius Flaminius. The road ran N from Rome to Narnia (modern Narni), to Mevania (Bevagna), NE to Nuceria (Nocera Umbria), thence N to the Burano River at Cales (Cagli), thence to the Metauro River, thence NE to Fanum Fortunae (Fano) on the Adriatic, thence along the coast NW to Ariminum (Rimini).

Flaminian Way

an ancient road in Italy, extending north from Rome to Rimini: constructed in 220 bc by Gaius Flaminius. Length: over 322 km (200 miles)