(Angiportus). Lane; synonymous with vicus. According to Vitr. De arch. 1,6,1, a narrow lane or side street in contrast to platea and via, sometimes a cul-de-sac in Roman city layouts. Larger houses had a rear entrance accessible from the angiportum. Cf. Town planning; Roads; Construction of Roads
W. H. Groß, s. v. Angiportus, KlP 1, 352.
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Höcker, Christoph (Kissing),
Brill’s New Pauly
, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry.
Consulted online on 01 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e121850>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510