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Now Monte di S. Oreste; a celebrated mountain in Etruria, in the territory of the Falisci, near the Tiber, about twenty-four miles from Rome, but the summit of which, frequently covered with snow, was clearly visible from the city (Hor. Carm. i. 9); whence some have assumed that the climate of Italy was more rigorous in classical times than now. The whole mountain was sacred to Apollo Soranus, and on its summit was a temple of this god.

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