Ostia Antica: The First Roman Colony

October 30, 2019 - General
Ostia Antica the first Roman colony. Source: Ioannis Syrigos.

Ostia Antica is an archaeological site located on the outskirts of Rome. Although the Romans referred to the site as Ostia, this article will use the term Ostia Antica, so as to avoid confusion with the modern Roman municipio of Ostia (known officially as Lido di Ostia). 

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