The oldest and best of all the Roman roads, leading from the
Porta Capena of Rome to Capua. This “queen of roads” was commenced
by Appius Claudius, the decemvir, B.C. 313.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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