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Appian Way + The Tomb of Caecilia Metella By Sydney Walsh.

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1 Appian Way + The Tomb of Caecilia Metella By Sydney Walsh

2 ●Appian Way leads from Rome to southeast Italy. Location dmcdn.com/ gif/willow/api an-way0.gif

3 ●Appian Way is one of the earliest and most strategic roads. ●Appian Way was built by Appius Claudius Caecus, a Roman senator. ●The primary section of road was started and completed in 312 B.C. Origin

4 ●Appian Way was built for military use. ●It played a major part in the 3rd Samnite War when it was completed. ●Appian Way made moving troops and supplies to troops easier and more efficient. Importance

5 As it Exists Today way/appianway.jpg roman_vacation/quarters/images/a ncient-appian-way-cobblestones- dal75-as-m3.jpg

6 As it Existed in Ancient Times images/ancient-rome/images/ancient- rome-2.jpg

7 ●Located on a hill next to Appian Way ●Caecilia Metella was the wife of Marcus Licinius Crassus, the son of the famous Marcus Crassus. ●Her son was Marcus Licinius Crassus (consul 30 B.C.) The Tomb of Caecilia Metella

8 The Tomb Now llpapersinn.com/ wp- content/uploads/ 2013/01/caecilia _tomb4.jpg

9 In Ancient Times ww.tate. org.uk/a rt/image s/work/T /T07/T0 7094_1 0.jpg

10 (daughter_of_Metellus_Creticus) Bibliography


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