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Via Annia

The Via Annia was the consular Roman road through Cisalpine Gaul which linked Atria (modern Adria) to Aquileia, passing through Patavium (modern Padua), then, skirting the barely inhabited lagoon, through Altinum (a frazione of modern Quarto d'Altino) and Iulia Concordia. [1]

17 relations: Adria, Aerial photography, Altinum, Aquileia, Brenta (river), Cisalpine Gaul, Concordia Sagittaria, Mansio, Noricum, Padua, Po (river), Quarto d'Altino, Roman Italy, Roman roads, Romanization, San Donà di Piave, Venetian Lagoon.

Adria

Adria is a town and comune in the province of Rovigo in the Veneto region of Northern Italy, situated between the mouths of the rivers Adige and Po.

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Aerial photography

Aerial photography is the taking of photographs of the ground from an elevated position.

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Altinum

decumanus''. Altinum (modern Altino, a frazione of Quarto d'Altino) is the name of an ancient coastal town of the Veneti 15 km SE of the modern Treviso, northern Italy, on the edge of the lagoons.

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Aquileia

Aquileia (Acuilee/Aquilee/Aquilea,bilingual name of Aquileja - Oglej in: Venetian: Aquiłeja/Aquiłegia, Aglar) is an ancient Roman city in Italy, at the head of the Adriatic at the edge of the lagoons, about from the sea, on the river Natiso (modern Natisone), the course of which has changed somewhat since Roman times.

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Brenta (river)

The Brenta is an Italian river that runs from Trentino to the Adriatic Sea just south of the Venetian lagoon in the Veneto region.

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Cisalpine Gaul

Cisalpine Gaul (Gallia Cisalpina), also called Gallia Citerior or Gallia Togata, was the part of Northern Italy inhabited by Celts (Gauls) during the 4th and 3rd centuries BC.

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Concordia Sagittaria

Concordia Sagittaria is a town and comune in the province of Venezia, Veneto, Italy.

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Mansio

In the Roman Empire, a mansio (from the Latin word mansus the perfect passive participle of manere "to remain" or "to stay") was an official stopping place on a Roman road, or via, maintained by the central government for the use of officials and those on official business whilst travelling.

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Noricum

Noricum is the Latin name for a Celtic kingdom, or federation of twelve tribes, including most of modern Austria and part of Slovenia.

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Padua

Padua (or; Padova, Latin: Patavium, Padoa, German Padua) is a city and comune in the Veneto, northern Italy.

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Po (river)

The Po (Padus and Eridanus; Po; ancient Ligurian: Bodincus or Bodencus; Πάδος and Ἠριδανός) is a river that flows either or – considering the length of the Maira, a right bank tributary – eastward across northern Italy, from a spring seeping from a stony hillside at Pian del Re, a flat place at the head of the Val Po under the northwest face of Monviso (in the Cottian Alps) through a delta projecting into the Adriatic Sea near Venice.

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Quarto d'Altino

Quarto d'Altino is a town in the province of Venice, Veneto, Italy.

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Roman Italy

Roman Italy was created officially by the Roman Emperor Augustus with the Latin name Italia.

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Roman roads

Roman roads (Latin: viae; singular: via) were physical infrastructure vital to the maintenance and development of the Roman state, and were built from about 500 BC through the expansion and consolidation of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire.

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Romanization

Romanization or latinization (or romanisation, latinisation: see spelling differences), in linguistics, is the conversion of writing from a different writing system to the Roman (Latin) script, or a system for doing so.

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San Donà di Piave

San Donà di Piave (Venetian: San Donà) is a city and comune of province of Venice, Veneto, northern Italy.

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Venetian Lagoon

The Venetian Lagoon is the enclosed bay of the Adriatic Sea in which the city of Venice is situated.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Via_Annia

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