Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Abano, a small town in the Euganean Hills, near Padua, in Venezia, Italy, famous in ancient times for hot mineral springs (Fons Aponi or Aqua Patavina), which are still used; it possesses also large quarries of trachyte; it is said to be the birthplace of Livy.

“Christ's ... yoke is an easy yoke; his burden like the burden of wings to a bird, that makes her fly the higher.”
–Richard Sibbes, The Bruised Reed and Smoking Flax