ISIDORUS OF SEVILLA


Isidorus (560-636 AD) was bishop of Sevilla. He wrote many books, among these an encyclopaedia called Etymologiae.


Etymologiae XV, I, 56
Ancus Marcius ex filia Numae Pompilii natus: hic urbem in exitu Tiberis condidit quae et peregrinas merces exciperet et hostem moraretur, quam ab ipso situ Ostiam appellavit. [to be translated]