A city of northern Italy on the Adige River west of Venice. The original settlement on the site was conquered by Rome in 89 BC and later fell to Germanic invaders. Verona became an independent republic c. AD 1136 and formed the powerful Veronese League in 1164. It became part of Italy in 1866.x
- Milan 4s the most important railway centre in the country, and is followed by Turin, Genoa, Verona, Bologna, Rome, Naples.
- A post-station bearing the name Sirmio stood on the high-road between Brixia and Verona, near the southern shore of the lake.
- The whole structure is composed of red and grey Verona marble.
- Besides these international lines the most important are those from Milan to Turin (via Vercelli and via Alessandria), to Genoa via Tortona, to Bologna via Parma and Modena, to V~rona, and the shorter lines to the district of the lakes of Lombardy; from Turin to Genoa via Savona and via Alessandria; from Genoa to Savona and Ventimiglia along the Riviera, and along the south-west coast of Italy, via Sarzana (whence a line runs to Parma) to Pisa (whence lines run to Pistoia and Florence) and Rome; from Verona to Modena, and to Venice via Padua; from Bologna to Padtia, to Rimini (and thence along the north-east coast via Ancona, Castellammare Adriatico and Foggia to Brindisi and Otranto), and to Florence and Rome; from Rome to Ancona, to Castellammare Adriatico and to Naples; from Naples to Foggia, via Metaponto (with a junction for Reggio di Calabria), to Brindisi and to Reggio di Calabria.
- - Padua, Treviso, Verona, Vicenza.