The Appian Way Ghost Road, Queen of Roads (Culture Trails Adventures in Travel)


The Appian Way Ghost Road, Queen of Roads (Culture Trails Adventures in Travel)

The Appian Way: Ghost Road, Queen of Roads (Culture Trails: Adventures in Travel) by Robert A. Kaster
English | March 1st, 2012 | ASIN: B007QWFMQC, ISBN: 0226425738, 0226425711, 022614299X | 138 pages | EPUB | 10.72 MB
The Roman poet Statius called the via Appia "the Queen of Roads," and for nearly a thousand years that description held true, as countless travelers trod its path from the center of Rome to the heel of Italy. the road is all but gone, destroyed by time, neglect, and the incursions of modernity; to travel the Appian Way today is to be a seeker, and to walk in the footsteps of ghosts.

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