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the Vulturnus bears the same name as the cityVulturnum. founded
on it, which comes next in order: this river flows through
VenafrumVenafro. and the midst of Campania. After these
[cities] comes Cumæ,Ku/mh. The Greeks gave a singular form to this name of the ancient
seat of the Sibyl. Her chamber, which was hewn out of the solid rock,
was destroyed when the fortress of Cumæ was besieged by Narses, who
undermined it. the most ancient settlementEusebius states that it was founded 1050 B. C., a few years before
the great migration of the Ionians into Asia Minor. of
the Chalcidenses and Cumæans, for it is the oldest of all
[the Greek cities] in Sicily or Italy. The leaders of the
expedition, Hippocles the Cumæan and Megasthenes of
Chalcis, having mutually agreed that one of the nations should
have the management of the colony, and the other the honour
of conferring upon it its own name. Hence at the present
day it is named Cumæ, while at the same time it is said