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In mid-November 1998, after living in the Italian town of Spello for nearly three months, and walking around central Umbria with occasional small train trips outside Umbria, to Rome and elsewhere, I went back home to Chicago.

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November 1
— Diary not kept —
I visit Bettona: an old town with walls and a good museum.
A day in Ostia Antica; a walk from Nocera Umbra to Fossato di Vico; a day in Rome: the Velabro and the Capitolium, in brief
November 4‑5
— Diary not kept —
Not much.
A rather thorough guided visit of Trevi and environs: Roman stuff.
Not much reported, although I wander around quite a bit.
November 9‑10
— Diary not kept —
The beginning of the 2d international Ostia colloquium.
November 12
— Diary not kept —
The Ostia symposium in more detail; a visit to Portus.
Spello: the medieval aqueduct bridge known as the Ponte Parasacco; good-byes.
I leave Spello. A guided visit of Roman remains in and around Narni. I stay overnight in Orte Scalo, and return to Chicago via Fiumicino airport and Munich.
November 16-
— Diary not kept —

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