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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).
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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)
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For the legions of Welsh fans marching up Via Flaminia with the sun on their backs, the only thought before the game was how many points their conquering heroes would produce.
Where to eat and drink: The Stadio Flaminio is situated in the north-west of Rome on the Via Flaminia, which gets busy on match days with throngs of supporters crowding the bars, restaurants and cafes that start on the square and flank the road.
(27) L'oggetto geografico di interesse puo anche essere, al di la del paradigma urbano, anche una direttrice di viaggio, una strada, come nel caso del volume di Alberto Sorbini dedicato alla Via Flaminia. (28) Scendendo nello specifico geografico di singole citta italiane, da segnalare la ricerca sull'immagine della citta di Milano all'epoca di Stendhal.
(28.) La Via Flaminia nei racconti dei viaggiatori stranieri del Settecento (Perugia, Editoriale UmbraIstituto per la Storia dell'Umbria contemporanea, 1997).
But at just a year old, Cerys Williams was more concerned with having a quiet snooze as her father Paul propelled her down Via Flaminia in her pushchair, trailing a Welsh flag behind him.