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Via Flaminia
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Built by the censor C. Flaminius [1] in 220 BC (Liv. Per. 20; according to Fest. 79,16, built already in 223 BC under his consulship; Str. 5,1,11 confuses it, probably, with the construction of the road from Bononia [1] to Arretium by the son C. Flaminius [2] in 187 BC). The VF led from Rome, via Narnia and Nuceria [2], to Ariminum (modern Rimini; Liv. 39,2,10; Str. 5,1,11; 5,2,10; Tab. Peut. 4,2-5). It was Rome's most important via publica ( viae publicae ) in the Padus' (modern Po) plain and as for example the silver goblets from Vicarello (CIL XI 3281-84; Itinerare [II B]) s…

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Rathmann, Michael (Bonn), “Via Flaminia”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12203200>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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