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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Min’cio or Min’tio.
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 Mels, in Ionia, is the supposed birthplace of Homer. Littleton refers to all these in his Monody on Miss Fortescue.   1

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