Flaminian Way (fləmĭnˈēən) [key], one of the principal Roman roads, the greatest artery from Rome to Cisalpine Gaul. Construction was begun (220 B.C.) by Caius Flaminius. The road ran N from Rome to Narnia (modern Narni), to Mevania (Bevagna), NE to Nuceria (Nocera Umbria), thence N to the Burano River at Cales (Cagli), thence to the Metauro River, thence NE to Fanum Fortunae (Fano) on the Adriatic, thence along the coast NW to Ariminum (Rimini).
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