Salaria sentence example
- The Via Salaria, a very ancient road, with its branch, the Via Caecilia, ran north-eastwards to the Adriatic coast and so also did the Via Flaminia, which reached the coast at Fanum Fortunae, and thence followed it to Ariminum.
- The road along the east coast from Fanum Fortmrnae down to Barium, which connected the terminations of the Via Salaria and Via Valeria, and of other roads farther south crossing from Campania, had no special name in ancient times, as far as we know.
- She had an altar on the Aventine hill, near the gate called after her Lavernalis, and a grove on the Via Salaria.
- It lay at the point of junction of four roads - the Via Caecilia, the Via Claudia Nova and two branches of the Via Salaria, which joined it at the 64th and 89th miles respectively.
- Reate was reached from Rome by the Via Salaria, which may originally have ended there, and a branch road ran from it to Interamna.Advertisement
- A road led from here to the Via Salaria at Reate.
- The Ponte di Cecco (so named from Cecco d'Ascoli), with two arches, is also Roman and belongs to the Via Salaria; the Ponte Maggiore and the Ponte Cartaro are, on the other hand, medieval, though the latter perhaps preserves some traces of Roman work.
- It was taken in 268 B.C. by the Romans, and the Via Salaria was no doubt prolonged thus far at this period; the distance from Rome is 120 m.
- Persichetti, Viaggio archeologico sulla Via Salaria nel Circondario di Cittaducale (Rome, 1893); and in Rmische Mitteilungen (1903), 276 seq.
- The road to Ostia may have existed from the first: but after the Latin corn munities on the lower Anio had fallen under the dominion of Rome, we may well believe that the first portion of the Via Salaria, leading to Antemnae, Fidenae (the fall of which is placed by tradition in 428 B.C.) and Crustumerium, came into existence.Advertisement
- The correlative of the Via Salaria was the Via Campana, so called because it led past the grove of the Arvales along the right bank of the Tiber to the Campus Salinarum Romanarum,' the salt marshes, from which the Via Salaria took its name, inasmuch as it was the route by which Sabine traders came from the interior to fetch the salt.
- Thus one of the oldest roads in Italy is the Via Salaria, by which the produce of the salt pans of Ostia was carried up into the Sabine country.
- Its origin is connected with the establishment of the salt-marshes (salinae- see Salaria, Via) which only ceased to exist in 1875, though it acquired importance as a harbour in very early times.
- Persichetti, Viaggio archeologico sulla Via Salaria nel Circondario di Cittaducale (Rome, 1893); and in RÃ¶mische Mitteilungen (1903), 276 seq.