"it is well known that all roads lead to Rome"
Detail from computer generated reconstruction of the 'Milliarium Aureum, by
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeDetail from computer generated reconstruction of the 'Milliarium Aureum, by "C. Hülsen, the UCLA Team and L. Richardson" - Credit: Porticodoro / SmartCGArt Media Productions

   An adage popular in a number of languages for at least a millenium – sometimes linked to the 'Millarium Aureum', a gilded monument which once stood in the Forum of Rome, from which all major roads throughout the Empire were said to be measured.

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