A fountain in Apulia some six miles from Venusia, and made famous
by Horace in his ode (iii. 13) beginning "O fons Bandusiae, splendidior vitro!"
A mountain dividing Apulia and Lucania near Venusia, is a branch
of the Apennines. It is celebrated by Horace as one of the haunts of his youth.
It attains an elevation of 4433 feet above the sea. From it the southeast wind
was called Vulturnus by the Romans.
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