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Modena, the extent of its dominions, and condition of the inhabitants, 250.

Monaco, its harbour defcribed by Lucan, 16. dominions, ibid.

Monte Circeio, why fuppofed by Homer to have been an ifland, 168. Æneas his paffage near it defcribed by Virgil, ibid.

Monte Novo, how formed, 143. Morge, its artificial port, 267. Morpheus, why reprefented under the figure of a boy, 238, 239. in what manner addreffed to by Statius, 239.

N.

Naples, 121. its many fuperftitions, 122. its delightful Bay, 124. defcribed by Silius Italicus, 147. its plea fant fituation, 126. the litigious temper of the inhabitants, 127. different from what it was in Statius his time, ibid. the great alteration of the adjacent parts from what they were formerly, 134, the natural curiofities about it, 140.

Narni, WAY fo called, 102.
Neapolitans addicted to eafe and pleafure, 129. the

reafon, ibid.

Nemi, why fo called, 218.

Nettuno, for what remarkable, 170..

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P.

Padua, its univerfity, 55. the original of Padua from Virgil, 55, 56.

Parker an English ecclefiaftic, his epitaph on his tomb in Pavia, 25.

Parma, its famous theatre, 249. tho extent of its do minions, 250, and condition of the inhabitants, ibid.

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Pavia

Pavia, its defcription, 23, &c. why called Ticinum by the ancients, 26.

Paufilypo's Grotto, 132. the beautiful profpect of its mount, 161.

St. Peter's church at Rome described, 109. the reason of its double dome, 110. its beautiful architecture,

III.

Pietifts, a new fect in Switzerland, 292.

Pitatello, fee Rubicon,

Pifauro, Doge of Venice, his Elogium, 61.

Po, defcribed by Lucan, 72. Scaliger's critic upon it,
73. described by Claudian, 252.

Pope, his territories very defolate, 112, and the in-
habitants poor, 114. reafons for it, ibid.
Puteoli, its remains near Naples, 134. its mole mistaken
for Caligula's bridge, 135. the error confuted, ibid.

R.

Ravenna, 75. its antient fituation according to Martial, 76. and Silius Italicus, ibid. the city and adjacen. parts defcribed, ibid &c. its great scarcity of fresh water; 107.

St. Remo, a Genoefe town, defcribed, 15.

Rhone, fome account of it, 269.

Rimini, its antiquities, o.

Rome, the modern ftands higher than the ancient, 176.
the grandeur of the commonwealth, and magnificence
of the Emperors differently confidered, 177. its rari-
ties, ibid. &c. and confiderations upon them, ibid.
why more frequented by the nobility in fummer than
in winter, 220.
Romulus his cottage described by Virgil, 95.
Rubicon, called at prefent Pifatello, described by Lucan,
79, 80.

S.

Sannazarius, his verfes upon Venice, 70.
Sienna, 224. its cathedral, ibid.

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Snow monopolized at Naples, 146.

Soleurre, the refidence of the French Ambaffadors,

276.

Soracte, called by the modern Italians St. Oreste, 103. Spaniards, their policy obferved in the government of Naples, 126, 128, 129. Spoletto, its antiquities, 95. Suffolk, Duke of; buried in Pavia, 24. the infcription on his tomb, ibid. his history, 25. Switzerland; its wonderful tranquility; 183. the reafon for it, 284. the thrift of its inhabitants; 285. the reafon for it, ibid. their drefs, 286. their custom in bequeathing their eftates, 289. their notion of witchcraft; 290..

T.

Terni, why called formerly Interamna; 97.
Theatines, their convent in Ravenna, 78.
Tiber, an account of it from Virgil; 173. its great
riches; 196.

Ticinus; or Tefin, a river near Pavia, 26. described by Silius Italicus; ibid. and Claudian, 44.

Timavus, defcribed by Claudian; 44.
Tirol, the particular privileges of its inhabitants; 302.
Turin, a convenience particular to it, 254 the aver-
fion of the common people to the French, ibid.

VA

Valina Rofea Rura, why called fo by Virgil, 99. the cafcade formed by the fall of that river, 100. Venetians, their thirst after too many conquefts on the Terra Firma prejudicial to the commonwealth, 62. wherein, ibid. the public in a declining condition, ibid. on what terms with the Emperor, ibid. the Pope and Duke of Savoy, 63. their Senate the wifeft council in the world, ibid. the refined parts of their wisdom, ibid. their great fecrecy in matters of ftate; ibid. an inftance of it; 64. the number of their

their nobility, ibid. their operas; 65. a custom peculiar to the Venetians, 69. a show particular to them exhibited on Holy Thursday, ibid. described by Claudian, 70. Venice, its advantageous fituation, 57. convenient for commerce; 58. its trade declining, 59. the reason of it; ibid. its defcription, 59, 60. remarkable for its pictures from the beft hands; 60. the moisture of its air, ibid. its arfenal; 61. its carnival; 65. the neceffity and consequences of it, ibid. &c. Venus, her chambers, 138. Verona; its amphitheatre, 44. its antiquitties; 45. Vefuvio described; 143; &c. much different from Martial's account of it; 152.

Virgil's tomb, 132.

Ulyffes, his voyage undetermined by the learned, 14. Volturno defcribed 116.

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