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


Orvieto, an Italian town in the province of Umbria, is on a height near the confluence of the Paglia and Chiavia, isixty miles N.W. of Rome. It is a well-built town, and contains a Gothic cathedral of marble (possessing some good sculptures and paintings), the Petnlngeli Palace (with fine paintings), the Gualtieri Palace (with cartoons of the old roasters), a bishop's palace, and a fine Jesuit college.