Mincio

or Mintio. 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 Meles, in Ionia, is the supposed birthplace of Homer. Littleton refers to all these in his Monody on Miss Fortescue.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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