Propertius had put this distich in an elegy in which he narrated a nocturnal promenade between Rome and Tibur.
I passed Brinnarius this morning at dawn, this side of Tibur.
The Sabine farm of Horace can hardly be passed over here, though it is not strictly included within the district of Tibur.
In his earlier career he used to accompany his patrons to their villas at Baiae or Tibur, and to attend their morning leves.
Furius had gone to Præneste, Matienus to Tibur, to live in exile.
It is worth noting that there is no thought of saying anything about Praaneste and Tibur, except to call them cities (πολεις).
O may Tibur, founded by a Grecian colony, be the habitation of my old age!
He usually travelled in a litter, and by night: and so slow, that he was two days in going to Praeneste or Tibur.
No longer does imperial Rome please me, but unfrequented Tibur, and unwarlike Tarentum.
On his return he continued to reside at Rome, or at his country seats on the promontory of Sirmio and at Tibur.