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FA´BARIS a river of the Sabines, mentioned under that name by Virgil (Aen. 7.715), who is copied by Vibius Sequester (p. 10), and Sidonius Apollinaris (Sid. Ep. 1.5), but which, according to Servius, is the same as the FARFARUS of Ovid (Ov. Met. 14.330). This last is unquestionably the stream now called Farfa, which flows into the Tiber, a few miles above the Correse, and about 35 miles from Rome. It gives name to the celebrated Abbey of Farfa, which was founded in A.D. 681, and during the middle ages was one of the most famous monasteries in Italy. (Gell, Top. of Rome, p. 232.)


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