Appii forum (ăpˈēĪ) [key] [Lat., = Appius' market], important stop on the Appian Way, c.40 mi (64 km) E of Rome. It was at the head of a canal through the Pontine Marshes. When Paul arrived here on his way to Rome, he was met by Christians from the city. The modern Italian successor is Foro Appio.
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