Text #1870Natural History. Series: Natural History. Vol. 1 .
[Plin. Nat. 2.110. Translated by H. Rackham. Harvard University Press. 1938. (10 Vols.) p. 365]
During the Allies’ War Holy Island and Lipari among the Aeolian Islands near Italy burnt in mid sea for several days, as did the sea itself, till a deputation from the senate performed a propitiatory ceremony.