Akeman Street was a major Roman road in England that linked London to the Fosse Way at Cirencester. Its route passed through various towns and villages including Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Tring, Aylesbury and Bicester before changing direction towards the south-west going past Woodstock and Witney to the north before heading into Cirencester. ...more on Wikipedia about "Akeman Street"
The Appian Way ( Latin: Via Appia) was the most important ancient Roman road. Its importance is indicated by its common name, recorded by Statius (Sylvae, 2.2): ...more on Wikipedia about "Appian Way"
The Aurelian Way is a Roman road built in 275 AD, during the Roman Empire. It is named after Aurelian, who was emperor from 270 to 275. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aurelian Way"
The Crypta Napoletana is an old Roman tunnel in Naples passing beneath the Posillipo hill and connecting Naples with the so-called Phlegrean Fields and, then, the town of Pozzuoli along the road known as the via Domiziana. The tunnel is over 700 meters long and was built under the direction of the Roman architect Lucius Cocceius Auctus during the civil war between Octavian and Sextus Pompeius ca. 37 BCE. The tunnel is one of a number of such works in the Naples area built by Cocceius. ...more on Wikipedia about "Crypta napoletana"
Dere Street was a Roman Road between Yorkshire in England and Scotland. It still exists in the form of many major roads, including the A1 and A68 just north of Corbridge. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dere Street"
Ermine Street was the Anglo-Saxon name of a road in England that ran from London to Lincoln (Lindum) and York (Eboracum). It was named for a group called the Earningas, who inhabited an area that is now in Cambridgeshire. It is now sometimes called the Old North Road. It followed the route of an earlier, longer Roman road, begun in 43 AD, that ran from Chichester Noviomagus to York. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ermine Street"
Fen Causeway or the Fen Road is the modern name for a Roman road of England that runs between Denver in the east and Peterborough in the west. Its path covers 24 miles, passing March and Eldernell (near Whittlesey) before joining the major Roman north-south route Ermine Street west of modern-day Peterborough. It provided a link from the north and west of England to East Anglia. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fen Causeway"
Forum Appii an ancient post station on the Via Appia, 43 m. S.E. of Rome, founded, no doubt, by the original constructor of the road. Horace mentions it as the usual halt at the end of the first days journey from Rome, and describes it as full of boatmen and cheating innkeepers. The presence of the former was due to the fact that it was the starting-point of a canal which ran parallel to the road through the Pomptine Marshes, and was used instead of it at the time of Strabo and Horace (see Appian way). It is mentioned also as a halting place in the account of Paul's journey to Rome ( Acts xxviii. 15). Under Nerva and Trajan the road was repaired; one inscription records expressly the paving with silex (replacing the former gravelling) of the section from Tripontium, 4 m. NW., to Forum Appii; the bridge near Tripontium was similarly repaired, and that at Forum Appii, though it bears no inscription, is of the same style. Only scanty relics of antiquity have been found here; a post station was placed here by Pope Pius VI when the Via Appia was reconstructed. (T. As.) ...more on Wikipedia about "Forum Appii"
Forum Clodii, a post station on the Via Clodia, about 23 m. N.W. of Rome (not 32 m. as in the Antonine Itinerary), situated above the western bank of the Lacus Sabatinus (now know as Lake Bracciano), and connected with the Via Cassia at Vacanae by a branch road which ran round the N. side of the lake (Ann. Inst., 1859, 43). The site is marked by the church of SS. Marcus, Marcianus and Liberatus, which was founded in the 8th or 9th century A.D. Inscriptions mentioning the Foro Clodienses have come to light on the spot; and an inscription of the Auguslan period, which probably stood over the door of a villa, calls the place Pausilypona name justified by the beauty of the site. ...more on Wikipedia about "Forum Clodii"
The Fosse Way was a Roman road in England which linked Exeter (Isca Dumnoniorum) in South West England, to Lincoln (Lindum) in the East Midlands, via Bath (Aquae Sulis), Cirencester (Corinium) and Leicester (Ratae Coritanorum). ...more on Wikipedia about "Fosse Way"
Icknield Street or Ryknild Street is a Roman road in Britain that runs from Bourton on the Water in Gloucestershire where it connected to the Fosse Way, to Templeborough in South Yorkshire, it went via Alcester, Redditch, the area now covered by Birmingham (where a large fort was located), Lichfield, and what is now Derby. ...more on Wikipedia about "Icknield Street"
King Street is the name of a modern road on the line of a Roman road ( . It runs on a straight course in eastern England, between the City of Peterborough and South Kesteven in Lincolnshire. This English name has long been applied to the part which is still in use and which lies between Ailsworth Heath ( ), in the south and Kate's Bridge ( ), in the north. The old road continued to Bourne thence north-westwards to join Ermine Street south of Ancaster ( ). This part of Ermine Street is called High Dike. In the south, King Street joined Ermine Street close to the River Nene, north of Durobrivae. The whole is I.D.Margary's Roman road number 26. ...more on Wikipedia about "King Street (Roman road)"
(London-West of England Roman Roads) The principal route is: ...more on Wikipedia about "London-West of England Roman Roads"
Old Kent Road is a road in south London. Although the name appears as simply "Old Kent Road" on maps, it is usually referred to by Londoners as "the Old Kent Road". The Old Kent Road runs from the Bricklayer's Arms Roundabout, where it meets the New Kent Road, Tower Bridge Road, and Great Dover Street, to New Cross. It forms the boundary between Walworth and Peckham to the south and Bermondsey to the north. ...more on Wikipedia about "Old Kent Road"
The Peddars Way is a long distance footpath in Norfolk, England. It is 46 miles (74 kilometres) long and follows the route of a Roman road. The name is said to be derived from the Latin pedester -- on foot. It is first mentioned on a map of 1587. It starts at Knettishall Heath in Suffolk (about 7 km east of Thetford near the Norfolk- Suffolk border), and it links with the North Norfolk Coastal Path at Holme-next-the-Sea. ...more on Wikipedia about "Peddars Way"
The Roman roads were essential for the growth of their empire, by enabling them to move armies speedily and by sustaining land transport for Roman mercantilism. A proverb says that "all roads lead to Rome". Roman roads were designed that way to hinder provinces organising resistance against the Empire. At its peak, the Roman road system spanned 53,000 miles and contained about 372 links. ...more on Wikipedia about "Roman road"
The Roman roads in Britain were constructed between approximately AD 50 and AD 400, in order to facilitate trade and military traffic between the different regions of Roman Britain. There were no proper roads in Britain prior to the arrival of the Romans. Instead, the native Britons used trackways which were often located along hilltop ridges, such as the Ridgeway in southern England. Some of these trackways were later adapted by the Romans, but most of the road network was wholly new. ...more on Wikipedia about "Roman roads in Britain"
Stane Street is the modern name given to an important Roman road in England that linked London to the Roman town of Regnum (near modern Chichester). Stane Street is especially interesting as it shows clearly the principles of planning that the Romans used. The overall alignment is based on an accurate line "sighted" from London Bridge to Chichester, with subtle local variations to allow for not only the nature of the intervening terrain (gentle slopes are used to climb the line of the South Downs) but also the underlying geology (the preferred line stays on chalk ground and avoids London clay as far as possible). ...more on Wikipedia about "Stane Street"
The Stanegate, or "stone road", was an important Roman road in ancient Britain. Its route was west-to-east, approximately from Carlisle to Corbridge. The route of Hadrian's Wall was based upon the road. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stanegate"
Via Aemilia ( It. Via Emilia) is a Roman road in the north of Italy, still used, along the edge of the Po River valley and the foothills of the Apennines connecting in a straight line the towns of Piacenza with Rimini, and also passing through the towns of Fidenza, Parma, Reggio, Modena, Bologna, Imola. ...more on Wikipedia about "Via Aemilia"
The Via Aemilia Scaura is a Roman road built by Marcus Aemilius Scaurus during his term as censor in 109 BC. It is mainly a coastal road that connects Placentia to Pisa, passing through Genoa. ...more on Wikipedia about "Via Aemilia Scaura" My way is http://www.shortopedia.com Roman_roads
The Via Aemilia Scauri was an ancient Roman road built by the censor Marcus Aemilius Scaurus around 107 BCE and connected Rome to Genoa. The Via Aemilia Scauri merged with the Via Postumia to become the Via Julia Augusta. ...more on Wikipedia about "Via Aemilia Scauri"
The Via Aquitania was a Roman road created in 118 BC. It started at Narbonne, where it connected to the Via Domitia. It then went towards the Atlantic Ocean, via Toulouse and Bordeaux. ...more on Wikipedia about "Via Aquitania"
Via Aurelia was the Roman road which passed out of ancient Rome through the Porta Aurelia in the Aurelian Walls and ran to the coast a little southeast of modern Palidoro and then followed a coastal route north to Vada Volaterrana. There the via Aemilia extended the route to Genoa. ...more on Wikipedia about "Via Aurelia"
Via Caecilia, an ancient highroad of Italy, which diverged from the Via Salaria at the 35th m. from Rome, and ran by Amiternum to the Adriatic coast, passing probably by Hadria. A branch ran to Interamna Praetuttiorum (Teramo) and thence probably to the sea at Castrum Novum (Giulianova), a distance of about 151 m. from Rome. It was probably constructed by Lucius Caecilius Metellus Diadematus ( consul in 117 BC, censor 115)). ...more on Wikipedia about "Via Caecilia"
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