Now Velletri; an ancient town of the Volscians in Latium, but subsequently belonging to the
Latin League. It is chiefly celebrated as the birthplace of the emperor Augustus (Livy, iii. 41; Suet. Aug.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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