, “grief-assuaging”). The
name of a villa near Neapolis (Naples) which Vedius Pollio left by will to Augustus (Dio Cass.
liv. 23; Pliny , Pliny H. N. ix. 167
name has been given in modern times under the corrupted form Posilipo to the grotto between
Naples and Pozzuoli, cut through the rock by the engineer Cocceius at the desire of Agrippa.