Map of Ancient Roman Roads
The limited size and complexity has meant that many place and road names have had to be omitted.
Some ancient Roman roads names are as follows:
A map of ancient Roman Roads
A list of major ancient Roman roads leading to Rome
- Via Emilia – Placentia in the North, through Bononia to Ancona in the East
- Via Aurelia – up the West coast, past Genua to Savo.
- Via Cassia – Northwards up central Italy.
- Via Flaminia – NE to Fanum.
- Via Salaria – East to Asculum and Castrum Truentum
- Via Tiburtina – East through Tibur (Tivoli) to Aternum
- Via Latina – SouthEast to link up with Via Appia at Beneventum.
- Via Appia – South East to ports of Tarentum and Brundisium.
This fragment of the famous ancient roman road map, the Tabula Peutingeriana, shows Rome in the centre with its major roads fanning out from it. In this map of ancient roman roads, the west coast and Ostia port is shown under Rome. This road map was intended to be used by ancient roman messengers. It shows major roads and stopping points throughout the empire.