The original road was no doubt only gravelled (glarea strata); in 298 B.C. a footpath was laid saxo quadrato from the Porta Capena, by which it left Rome, to the temple of Mars, about 1 m.
Arrone - though the ancient name does not occur in literature - the stream which forms the outlet to the lake of Bracciano, anc. Lacus Sabatinus),2 Sabatina (called after this lake), Stellatina (named from the Campus Stellatinus, near Capena; cf.
There was a spring dedicated to Mercury between his temple and the Porta Capena; every shopman drew water from this spring on the 15th of May, and sprinkled it with a laurel twig over his head and over his goods, at the same time entreating Mercury to remove from his head and his goods the guilt of all his deceits (Ovid, Fasti, v.