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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 639 Rome

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 famous “Appian way” with extensive ruins on either hand scattered through the fields in every direction.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 A mile ride brings us to the massive Roman wall (always of brick) through which we pass by the San Sebastian gate a massive structure of thick arches where we see the grooves in which the ancient gates were hung, and a few yards farther we pass under the triumphal arch of Drusus, probably erected B.C. 8 in honor of Claudius Drusus Germanicus. Built of travertine rock covered with marble and on the side towards the gate still shows two marble columns. The upper part was much changed and damaged by Empr Caracalla (in AD 212) conducting over it, the aqueduct for his baths-

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Following the Appian way within the walls a half mile further through the fields which were once densely populated streets we turn to the left through the stone farm-wall, into a field where in about fifty rods back stands the extensive ruins of the Baths of Caracalla “Thermae Antoninianae”- covering many acres

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 [-Porta di San Sebastiano -Arch of Drusus-]

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