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  TIBUR - LoveToKnow Article on TIBUR
Tibur was a favorite place of resort in Roman times, and both Augustus and Maecenas had villas here, and possibly Horace also.
It did not, lowever, lose its independence, but became an ally of Rome, as is shown by an inscription, probably of the 2nd century B.C., in which it is recorded that the ambassadors of Tibur successfully cleared themselves before the Roman senate of a suspicion that they were acting contrary to their treaty with Rome.
Its prosperity during the imperial period was mainly due to the favor in which it stood as a summer resort.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /T/TI/TIBUR.htm   (1756 words)

Martyred with her seven sons at Tibur (Tivoli) towards the end of the reign of Emperor Hadrian (117-138).
Her brother Eugenius, who was a member of the council of Tibur, buried her in the outskirts of the city.
The next day the emperor summoned her seven sons, and being equally unsuccessful in his attempts to make them sacrifice to the gods, he ordered them to be tied to seven stakes which had been erected for the purpose round the Temple of Hercules.
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It must have come into existence, as a track at any rate, during the establishment of the Latin League.
There is, however, a difficulty about the last portion of its course from the Albulae Aquae (q.v.) to Tibur; whereas, according to the milestones and itineraries, it should be 20 m.
from Rome to Tibur, it is impossible to make the distance more than 18 m.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /T/TI/TIBURTINA_VIA.htm   (164 words)

 Tivoli - The origins
Another opinion, shared from various students, believes that the word Tivoli (Tibur and, perhaps, originally, Teibur) comes to the word Teba, that according to Varrone means hill.
Anyway about the word Tibur, there is a last hypothesis referring to the most characteristic element of the territory: its great fall.
According to this, Tibur means city near the jump of the water, linking to the Tiberis term, that is the Tevere, that it is exactly a water course.
www.tibursuperbum.it /eng/storia/origini.htm   (634 words)

 Via Tiburtina ran from Rome to Tibur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Via Tiburtina ran from Rome to Tibur, probably diverging to the left from the Via Praenestina a little outside the Porta Esquilina of the Servian Walls and running to Porta Tiburtina (Porta S. Lorenzo) in the Aurelian Walls.
The road ran east-northeast to Tibur, 20 miles away, crossing the Anio River close to Rome and then running roughly parallel to it, but some distance away from it.
These are all later than Claudius and seem generally to have been responsible for the full length of the road, but sometimes only the Via Tiburtina or the Via Valeria is mentioned, indicating that there may have been different caretakers for different sections at some times.
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 Tivoli-Tibur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In ancient Roman times, Tibur, present-day Tivoli, was already a favorite summer resort as well as a place of worship of local divinities.
After various adventures (including capture by the brothers Tiburtus, who gave the town its name) it became a Roman town, and by the first century BC anyone who was anyone had a sumptuous summer villa there.
The attractions were the climate of the Sabine foothills and the waters, perhaps not healing as was claimed, but certainly cool, of the Anio River (later called the Aniene), which swept around three sides of the town before descending to join the Tibur.
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 Tivoli Marinotel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tivoli, Italy, called ''Tibur'' in ancient times, was a favored site for Roman villas that was taken up again by the aristocrats of the Renaissance.
, 1783.]] Tivoli (population 55,000), the classical Tibur, is an ancient Italian town some 20 km from Rome (Latium), at the falls of the Aniene, where it issues from the Sabine hills.
Jeronimo, Tivoli is effectively not so far from the Tyrrhenian Sea (about 50 km - it is indeed on the other side of Rome, between this and the mountains), but this is not what usually comes to mind when talking of the town.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 850 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
coponius, of Tibur, a man of distin­guished merit and rank, was made a Roman citizen upon the condemnation of C. Masso, whom he accused.
It contains on the obverse the head of Apollo, with the inscription Q. sicinius IIIviR (that is, of the mint), and on the reverse a club with the skin of a lion upon it, and the in-
COPONIUS, a Roman sculptor, author of the fourteen statues of nations conquered by Pompey, which were placed at the entrance of the porticoes belonging to the theatre of Pompey at Rome, which gave to this entrance-hall the name of Porticus ad Nationes.
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 Roman And Latin League - Praeneste
In Tibur, the modern Tivoli, we breathe the atmosphere of the imperial villas and at the earliest that of the last days of the Republic in its fascinating temple.
After the early destruction of Alba it would seem as if Praeneste and Tibur were, next to Rome, the largest and most influential Latin cities, one dominating the Praenestine and the other the Tiburtine hills as Alba had dominated the slopes of the Alban mount.
Like Tibur (Tivoli) she was an advance post toward the land of the enemy—the Aequi.
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 Chapter 11: The Two Governorships of Quintilius Varus
One of his main reasons for suggesting this was because the inscription was found in the vicinity of the tomb of the Plautii family.
The foundational remains and the remnants of three walls surrounding the interior of the residential villa are still to be seen, and they witness to its former grandeur.
And indeed, we have the express statement by Velleius Paterculus that Varus was given a burial with honor at the tomb of his family.
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 Tivoli - General news
There are many legends about the origins of Tibur (1215 a.C.).
Tivoli, the old "Tibur Superbum" as Virgilio called it, is in the western side of the Monti Sabini, small mountains in the East of Rome.
It's 235 meters over the sea and it lays in a hill, for this reason Orazio called it "Tibur supinum".
www.tibursuperbum.it /eng/servizi/notizie   (246 words)

 Chapter State Of Rome From The Twelfth Century. of History of The Decline And Fall of The Roman Empire by Gibbon
The captives, in their shirts, with a rope round their necks, solicited their pardon: the fortifications, and even the buildings, of the rival cities, were demolished, and the inhabitants were scattered in the adjacent villages.
It was thus that the seats of the cardinal bishops, Porto, Ostia, Albanum, Tusculum, Præneste, and Tibur or Tivoli, were successively overthrown by the ferocious hostility of the Romans.
Porto and Ostia, the two keys of the Tyber, are still vacant and desolate: the marshy and unwholesome banks are peopled with herds of buffaloes, and the river is lost to every purpose of navigation and trade.
www.bibliomania.com /2/1/62/109/25735/3.html   (761 words)

 Liturgical Calendar Part IV
The inner circle of Hadrian departs from the Villa at Tibur with solemnity and with prayers to Mercury the god of travelers.
The Greeks of southern Italy introduced the Cult of Hercules at such an early date that the Romans were convinced that Hercules was indigenous, indeed he was admitted by Romulus into the sacred Pomeria, the spiritual protective wall of the city of Rome.
The cult of Hercules was centered at Tibur, where Hadrian built his magnificent Villa, and Hadrian is often compared to Hercules for his travels, his physical strength, courage, and his sexual prowess.
www.antinopolis.org /litcalendar-4.html   (8486 words)

 Tibur - Zaragoza - Tibur
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Tivoli (in Latin Tibur) is located at the end of the Aniene valley where the river goes through a gorge and it forms a series of cascades.
These cascades were exploited since ancient times as motive power for mills and they contributed to the development of Tivoli as an industrial district.
miglia, detta Tibur, bagnata dal mentovato Aniene, ora detto Teverone.
www.romeartlover.it /Tivoli.html   (675 words)

 Danubian Governor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Notes: The following is the tomb inscription of Tiberius Plautius Silvanus Aelianus found in the mausoleum of the Plautian family at Tibur in Italy.
He was of patrician family and enjoyed a long career that began in the reign of Tiberius.
The Emperor Caesar Augustus Vespasian made him consul for a second time [74 A.D.] while he held the said prefecture of the city.
www.personal.kent.edu /~bkharvey/roman/texts/govdanub.htm   (384 words)

 Poetry X » Poetry Archives » Ellis Parker Butler » "To G. M. W. And G. F. W."
For shame!” cried every one That walked the (was it?) Tibur Road.
A gurgling sound— A long, last watery abode— In Anio’s stream the donk was drowned— (If this occurred on Tibur Road.) V Let Donkey represent the Odes; The Miller represent G.
Which is to say It is no gloomy episode— You’ve made a dead donk sweetly bray, And joyful is the Tibur Road.
poetry.poetryx.com /poems/8554   (496 words)

 Veii and the Etruscans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Etruscan city-state of Veii was situated only 12 miles to the north of Rome, and being equally matched in strength, was the main source of concern.
The city controlling access to the Tibur also controlled access to Western Italy, Latium, Samnium, Etruria, and partly northern Campania.
Ostia, settled on the mouth of the Tibur and the Mare Tyrrhenum was also a vital source of salt, and access to its mines were of utmost importance to both cities.
www.unrv.com /empire/veii-and-the-etruscans.php   (843 words)

 TIBUR, Zaragoza, Spain - Discount Hotel Reservations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Book of Ages - Livre des Âges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Isnuk then traveled the world, gave magic to the gods childs (elves, humans), and falled in love with the mortal Vyldalla.
From their union was born the half-gor Tibur, the God-not-God.
Isnuk returned with the other gods, but Tibur and Vyldalla are condemned to eternally roam the worlds of men, and never to meet again.
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 (Tibur Landscaping Landscaping & Irrigation - Woburn, MA) Tibur Landscaping & Irrigation — Home Page
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 Tibur Hotel - Zaragoza - Tibur Hotel Reviews - TripAdvisor
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 The expansion of Rome and the Latin League (from Roman Republic and Empire) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The expansion of Rome and the Latin League
, Rome became one of the more important states in Latium—owing to the achievements of its Etruscan overlords—but Tibur, Praeneste, and Tusculum were equally important Latin states.
Although the Latins dwelled in politically independent towns, their common language and culture produced cooperation in religion, law, and warfare.
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 Roman Chronology: 343-265 B.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Rome confiscates Latin and Privernate land and ager Falernus.
Aemilius campaigns against Tibur, Praeneste, Velitrae and Pedum.
Patrum auctoritas in advance of vote on laws in comitia centuriata.
www.gmu.edu /departments/fld/CLASSICS/chron.html   (1579 words)

 Xbox 360 & Xbox Forums - View Profile: Tibur
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 Diana and Aradia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Again, fire seems to have played a foremost part in her ritual.
The sacred grove was dedicated to Diana by a certain Egerius Baebius or Laevius of Tusculum, a Latin dictator, on behalf of the peoples of Tusculum, Aricia, Lanuvium, Laurentum, Cora, Tibur, Pometia, and Ardea.
Diana also had a santuary on Aventine Hill in Rome and under Roman rule, Diana took over the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus.
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The brother of the river-deity Tibertus, and co-founder of the city of Tibur (current Tivoli).
Article created on 19 May 1997; last modified on 19 May 1997.
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