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  • adjective Alternative form of Pontine.

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Examples

  • From Brundisium he traveled up the Via Appia for Rome at a gallop in a four-mule gig, swerving onto the Via Latina at Teanum Sidicinum to avoid the ague-riddled Pomptine Marshes.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • From Brundisium he traveled up the Via Appia for Rome at a gallop in a four-mule gig, swerving onto the Via Latina at Teanum Sidicinum to avoid the ague-riddled Pomptine Marshes.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • At Teanum Sidicinum they left the Via Appia in favor of the inland Via Latina; those who continued to Rome on the Via Appia through the Pomptine Marshes risked their lives, for the region was riddled with the ague.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • At Teanum Sidicinum they left the Via Appia in favor of the inland Via Latina; those who continued to Rome on the Via Appia through the Pomptine Marshes risked their lives, for the region was riddled with the ague.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Pomptine district, suddenly entering the city, brought word that the

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • The minds of the enemy being alarmed by this calamity, so that they were influenced by some terror, even after it had abated, the Romans both augmented the number of their colonists at Velitræ, and despatched a new colony to the mountains of Norba, to serve as a barrier in the Pomptine district.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • But marshes that are stagnant and have no outlets either by rivers or ditches, like the Pomptine marshes, merely putrefy as they stand, emitting heavy, unhealthy vapours.

    The Ten Books on Architecture

  • The dictator, though he perceived that a greater struggle was reserved for him at home than abroad; still, either because there was need of despatch for the war, or supposing that by a victory and a triumph he should add to the powers of the dictatorship itself, held a levee and proceeds into the Pomptine territory, where he had heard that the Volscians had appointed their army to assemble.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • Regarding the Pomptine land the matter was pressed by Lucius

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

  • Apprehending a famine for the agriculturists, they sent into Etruria, and the Pomptine district, and to Cumæ, and at last to Sicily also to procure corn.

    The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08

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