Table 5 Roman roads and geography: correlations

From: When History Leaves a Mark: A New Measure of Roman Roads

  Roman roads
  All Major Certain
NUTS 3 level
   % of mountainous territory \(-\) 0.070 0.022 \(-\) 0.003
   Elevation 0.105 0.180 0.108
NUTS 3 level, density
   % of mountainous territory \(-\) 0.272* \(-\) 0.254* \(-\) 0.154
   Elevation \(-\) 0.156 \(-\) 0.205* \(-\) 0.119
  1. Asterisks denote 5% significance level
  2. Source: Author’s elaboration from own data and from Istat data