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  • ORVIETO (anc. Volsinii, later Urbs Vetus, whence the modern name), a town and episcopal see of the province of Perugia, Italy, on the Paglia, 78 m.
  • 11, &c.), who gives a somewhat exaggerated description of the site, and as Urbs Vetus elsewhere after his time.
  • II seq.) calls Ovp33c(3evr-63 (Urbs vetus, the modern Orvieto).
  • Its position, at the point where the Volscian Hills reach the coast, leaving no space for passage between them and the sea, commanding the Pomptine Marshes (urbs pron g in paludes, as Livy calls it) and possessing a small harbour, was one of great strategic importance; and it thus appears very early in Roman history.
  • He wrote some good hymns, including "O Throned, 0 Crowned" and a beautiful version of Urbs Beata.