Note 044
From Chapter 30 of the Decline & Fall

The vestiges of Pollentia are twenty-five miles to the south-east of Turin. Urbs, in the same neighbourhood, was a royal chase of the kings of Lombardy, and a small river, which excused the prediction,

"penetrabis ad urbem." (Cluva. Ital. Antiq. tom. i. p. 83-85.)
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