University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Stefano Campana

In Search of San Pietro d’Asso

By: Stefano Campana and Michelle Hobart and Richard Hodges

The Via Cassia was one of the main arteries connecting Rome to its northwest provinces. It crossed the rolling hills of Tuscany, passing by way of Siena, before veering towards the river Arno and then northwards. With the transformation of Rome into a holy city in medieval times, the Cassia became the Via Francigena (the […]