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1 This was the native place of Ovid, who alludes to its cold streams,
Tristia, B. iv. El. x. 11. 3, 4:—
"Sulmo mihi patria est, gelidis uberrimus undis,
Millia qui novies distat ab urbe decem."
Irrigation of the vine is still practised in the east, in Italy, and in Spain; but it does not tend to improve the quality of the wine.
2 The Sagrus, now the Sangro.
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