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The Milvian Bridge

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The Milvian Bridge in 312 AD was the setting for the historic battle between two emperors, Maxentius and Constantine the Great.
The Via Flaminia here crossed the Tiber River a few miles to the north of Rome, the latin name for the bridge being Pons Mulvius. Was the road built in 220 BC, then the bridge was at first most likely of timber, until in 109 BC it was re-constructed in stone. Part of this ancient bridge survives in the present one.