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Fossae Papirianae
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[German version]

Navigable  canal on the Etruscan coast (regio VII) between Pisae and Luna with a road station on the via Aemilia Scauri (Ptol. 3,1,43; It. Ant. 293; Tab. Peut. 4,1) near Massarosa (Lucca). The builder, a Republican official, is not identified.


A. Neppi Modona, Carta archeologica d'Italia 104, 1956, 16

Nissen 2, 287.

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Uggeri, Giovanni (Florence), “Fossae Papirianae”, in: 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 15 May 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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