Printed brochures, gratis from Myrtle Somebody whose brother-in-law was a printer, were placed about town by tiny Tonya, an eight-year-old Latina waif hired by Fred for five bucks.
It seems possible that the road at first led to Tusculum, that it was then prolonged to Labici, and later still became a road for through traffic; it may even have superseded the Via Latina as a route to the S.E., for, while the distance from Rome to their main junction at Ad Bivium (or to another junction at Compitum Anagninum) is practically identical, the summit level of the former is 725 ft.
After their junction it is probable that the road bore the name Via Latina rather than Via Labicana.
Calvi), an ancient city of Campania, belonging originally to the Aurunci, on the Via Latina, 8 m.
De sex principiis and commentary on the De Trinitate in Migne, Patrologia Latina, lxiv.