1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Caecilia, Via

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CAECILIA, VIA, an ancient highroad of Italy, which diverged from the Via Salaria at the 35th m. from Rome, and ran by Amiternum to the Adriatic coast, passing probably by Hadria. A branch ran to Interamna Praetuttiorum (Teramo) and thence probably to the sea at Castrum Novum (Giulianova), a distance of about 151 m. from Rome. It was probably constructed by L. Caecilius Metellus Diadematus (consul in 117 B.C.).

See C. Hülsen in Notizie degli Scavi (1896), 87 seq.; N. Persichetti in Römische Mitteilungen (1898), 193 seq. (1902), 277 seq.