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  • During the pope's absence in Paris, at the coronation of Napoleon, Consalvi remained as virtual sovereign in Rome; and his regency was rendered remarkable by a great inundation, caused by the overflow of the Tiber, during which he exposed himself with heroic humanity for the preservation of the sufferers.
  • Upon the advent of the Left to power, however, he accepted both gift and pension, and worked energetically upon the scheme for the Tiber embankment to prevent the flooding of Rome.
  • OSTIA, an ancient town and harbour of Latium, Italy, at the mouth of the river Tiber on its left bank.
  • Ostia, however, was by no means an ideal harbour; the mouth of the Tiber is exposed to the south-west wind, which often did damage in the harbour itself; in A.D.
  • This was connected with the Tiber by an artificial channel, and by this work Claudius, according to the inscriptions which he erected in A.D.

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