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The tepid waters of Albula,1 near Rome, have a healing effect upon wounds. Those of Cutilia,2 again, in the Sabine territory, are intensely cold, and by a kind of suction penetrate the body to such a degree as to have the effect of a mordent almost. They are remarkably beneficial for affections of the stomach, sinews, and all parts of the body, in fact.

1 The present Bagni di Tivoli. They have other sanitary properties as well, a fact known to Strabo. Martial and Vitruvius also mention them,

2 See B. iii. c, 17. Called Cotiscoliæ by Strabo. They were of a salt and aluminous nature.

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