All Roads Lead to Rome

All Roads Lead to Rome” is a proverb of medieval origin that may refer to: A proverb in a number of languages referring to Roman roads, especially the Milliarium Aureum (per Wikipedia).

The Milliarium Aureum in itself is quite interesting, but today I’ve uncovered a current day project that is just as fascinating to those of us living post Roman Empire.

The Roman Roads Diagrams Project

https://sashamaps.net/docs/maps/roman-roads-index/

Sasha Trubetskoy of SashaMaps.net has been busy documenting a series of maps that appear as modern-day transit maps of the Roman roads.

“The Roman roads diagram project is a series of maps driven by an unconventional idea: what if we represented Ancient Rome’s famed road network in the style of a modern transit map?”

writes Sasha

https://sashamaps.net/docs/maps/roman-roads-index/

What a captivating project sure to tempt any budding cartologist.

I cannot include any of the maps in this post because of copyright protocols, but clicking on any of the pertinent links in this post will take you right to the maps.

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