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3. M. Hostilius, removed the town of Salapia in Apulia from the unhealthy borders of the palus Sllapina--Lago di Salpi--to a site four miles nearer the coast, and converted the lake, by drainage, into the harbour of the new town. (Vitr. 1.4. p. 30. Bipont. ed.)

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