Appian Way


Road constructed by Appius Claudius in 312 B.C. between Rome and Capua, and later extended to Brindisi. Saint Paul journeyed over it on his way to Rome. It is mentioned frequently in the Roman Martyrology as the site of the sufferings and burial of many martyrs.

MLA Citation

  • “Appian Way”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 November 2019. Web. 26 February 2021. <>