Milvian Bridge

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Milvian Bridge

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Mulvian Bridge,

Latin Pons Milvius or Pons Mulvius. It was built by Marcus Aemilius Scaurus in 109 B.C. over the Tiber near Rome as part of the Flaminian WayFlaminian Way
, one of the principal Roman roads, 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
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. By defeating Maxentius here in A.D. 312, Constantine I became the unchallenged ruler of the West. It was here that Constantine saw the cross in the sky.
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City have not given any special warnings to their fans - nor have they told them to avoid the infamous Ponte Milvio, a bridge near the Olympic Stadium where Roma's Ultra followers attack visiting fans.
Wilson was positioned in what is now Piazzale di Ponte Milvio, at the junction of the Via Flaminia and Via Cassia, the ancient roads that brought travellers into the city from the north-east and north respectively.
For the last six years on Rome's Ponte Milvio Bridge, thousands of lovers have left engraved padlocks of all shapes and sizes to show their unbreakable love.
Defender Zauri, right, who was also dining in the restaurant near Ponte Milvio, pulled Giulia, who suffered bruising, to safety being lowered inside the well on a rope.
As a declaration of eternal love, they attach a padlock to a railing on the Ponte Milvio in Rome, tossing the key into the River Tiber below.
And while it's impossible to explore Rome in a day, unlike the padlocks on Ponte Milvio, its treasures are much easier to unlock.
The Ponte Milvio package costs [ETH]680 per couple and includes one night DBB, spa package with cocktails and an engraved padlock.
That evening I take Rob to the Ponte Milvio, just north of the city centre.
Padlocks, Suicidal Padlocks multiply on the footbridge Ponte Milvio.
Hundreds of residents have been evacuated from their homes near the Tiber and emergency services have sealed off the area around the historic Ponte Milvio pedestrian bridge.
Italy's ANSA news agency said that around 300 English fans had been involved in a stand-off near the Ponte Milvio and the Ponte Duca d'Aosta bridges.
Italy's ANSA news agency said around 300 English fans had been involved in a stand-off near the Ponte Milvio and the Ponte Duca d'Aosta.