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All roads lead to Rome – part2 Posted by on Jun 27, 2009

In part 1 of this blog I took a brief look at the origins of the expression ‘tutte le strade portano a Roma’ (‘all roads lead to Rome’), and at some of the famous Vie (roads, or literally ‘ways’) that were the backbone of the Roman empire. In this second part I’m going to leap…

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All roads lead to Rome – part 1 Posted by on Jun 24, 2009

Tutte le strade portano a Roma (all roads lead to Rome) is an expression that we use to mean that there are many different ways to arrive somewhere or achieve something. But a couple of millennium ago this famous expression was a statement of fact. One of the many great achievements of the Roman empire was…

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