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a shrine of the river-god on the insula Tiberina. The day of dedication was probably 8th December, when the festival was celebrated (Fast. Amit. ad vi Id. Dec., CIL is. p. 245, 336; Fast. Ant. NS 1921, 118). Its exact location is not known, nor anything of its history (HJ 637; WR 224; Besnier 308-309; Rosch. v. 934). See Carcopino, Virgile et les Origines d'Ostie (Bibl. £c. Frang. fasc. 116), 561 sqq., for a theory that Thybris was the original river-god, and his identification with Volcanus.1

1 Mommsen (CIL iv. p. 325) identifies him with Portunus.

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