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Bandusiae Fons

   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!"

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Vultur mountain

   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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