Claudius 1, Appius Full name Appius Claudius Crassus. fl. fifth century bc.
Roman decemvir (451-449) whose actions provoked a plebian revolt and the overthrow of the decemvirs.
Claudius 2, Appius Full name Appius Claudius Caecus. fl. fourth-third century bc.
Roman censor and consul who built the first Roman aqueduct and began construction of the Appian Way.
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