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TOGISONUS (Bacchiglione), a river of Venetia, mentioned only by Pliny, who describes it as flowing through the territory of Patavium, and contributing a part of its waters to the artificial canals called the Fossiones Philistinae, as well as to form the port of Brundulus (Plin. Nat. 3.16. s. 20.) The rivers in this part of Italy have changed their course so frequently that it is very difficult to identify them: but the most probable conjecture is that the Togisonus of Pliny is the modern Bacchiglione, one arm of which still flows into the sea near the Porto di Brondolo, while the other joins the Brenta (Medoacus) under the walls of Padotua (Patavium).


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