The ancient Alba was ruined in the first age
of Rome. On the same spot, or at least in the neighborhood,
successively arose. 1. The villa of Pompey, &c.;
2. A camp of the Praetorian cohorts;
3. The modern episcopal city of Albanum or Albano.
(Procop. Goth. l. ii. c. 4 Oluver. Ital. Antiq tom. ii. p.
The History Of The Decline And
Fall Of The Roman Empire
—Fall In The East