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Capitoline

the. the most important of the Seven Hills of Rome. The temple of Jupiter was on the southern summit and the ancient citadel on the northern summit
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Capitoline

 

one of the hills on which ancient Rome stood. From very ancient times the Capitoline was the center of are ligious cult. The Capitoline Temple was located here. Senatesessions were sometimes held in the temple, and meetings of the people occasionally took place on the square in front of it. Criminals were thrown from the steep southwestern slope of the Capitoline (the Tarpeian rock).

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