Roman roads (Latin: viae; singular: via) were physical infrastructure vital to the
maintenance and development of the Roman state, and were built from about
Roads in Ancient Rome. Roman roads were a vital part of the development of the
Roman state, from about 500 BC through the expansion during the Roman ...
The Romans were famous for their roads. Some Roman roads exist to this day,
nearly 2000 years after they were made. Roman roads were superbly made.
A few years before the (virtually) gang warfare that led to Clodius' death, the road
was the site of crucifixion of the followers of Spartacus when the combined forces of Crassus and Pompey finally put an end to the slave revolt.
As Rome expanded, it built many roads
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For many centuries, the expansion and protection of the Roman Empire rested
upon the broad shoulders and discipline of heavy infantry legionnaires.
The engineers of ancient Rome built an unparalleled network of roads in the
ancient world. Approximately 50,000 miles (80,000 km) of roads spanned the ...
Apr 10, 2014 ... Roadways were the lifeblood of Ancient Rome. Over the course of 700 years, the
Romans built more than 55,000 miles of paved highways ...
The Romans revolutionized land transport by paving a network of roads that
spanned across the empire.
Sep 17, 2014 ... The long straight roads built by the Romans wherever they conquered have, in
many cases, become just as famous names in history as their ...