- on the farther side, especially the northern side of the Po River.
Origin of transpadane
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And he stands in this perhaps not so much for himself as for a Transpadane school.
The disquiet of the outlying cities on the borders of Lombardy was due to a desire for union with the Transpadane Republic.
Two constitutions were needed for new-born states, the republics known thus far as the Transpadane and the Cispadane.
Vergil himself—if, as seems likely, the Catalepton be a genuine work of Vergil—did not escape the Transpadane fashion.
Horace is speaking there of the Vergil of the Transpadane period: the reference is to the Eclogues.
- (prenominal) on or from the far (or north) side of the River Po, as viewed from RomeCompare cispadane
C17: from Latin Transpadānus, from trans- + Padus the River Po
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