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APPIAN WAY

Highway constructed in 312 b.c.by Appius Claudius from Rome to Capua, later to Brindisi. Often mentioned in the Roman martyrology as the site of burial of the Christians who died for the faith in persecutions in the Eternal City.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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