or Mintio. The birthplace of Virgil. The Clitumnus, a
river of Umbria, was the residence of Propertius; the Anio is where
Horace had a villa; the river Meles, in Ionia, is the supposed
birthplace of Homer. Littleton refers to all these in his Monody on
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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