or Hortānum. Now Orte; a town in Etruria, at the junction of
the Nar and the Tiber, so called from the Etruscan goddess Horta, whose temple at Rome always
remained open. (Cf. Müller, Die Etrusker, ii. p. 62.)
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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