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Via Postumia
(102 words)

[German version]

Built as a via publica ( viae publicae ) in 148 BC by consul Sp. Postumius [I 11] Albinus Magnus of Genua (CIL I2 624; 584,8 and 11 f.), going via Dertona, Placentia, Verona to Aquilia [1]. The VP and the via Aemilia were the most important axes of traffic in Gallia Cisalpina.

Roads [V A] (with map: Italy, s. appendix)

Bibliography

G. Cera, La via Postumia da Genova a Cremona, 2000

G. Radke, s. v. Viae publicae Romanae, RE Suppl. 13, 1417-1686, here 1601-1606

Tesori della Postumia. Archeologia e storia intorno a una grande strada roman…

Cite this page
Rathmann, Michael (Bonn), “Via Postumia”, 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 08 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e12203220>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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