- of or relating to the Capitoline or to the ancient temple of Jupiter that stood on this hill.
- one of the seven hills on which ancient Rome was built.
Origin of Capitoline
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Examples from the Web for capitoline
An earlier John the Baptist, now at the Capitoline Museum, dates from this period.Caravaggio's Grand Passions
June 11, 2010
This curious relic has been removed to the Capitoline Museum.
They42 are now exhibited in the sala dei bronzi of the Capitoline museum.
This fortress was called the Capitol, and the hill was called the Capitoline Hill.Rafael in Italy
Etta Blaisdell McDonald
This is the renowned 'Capitoline Venus' you've heard so much about.Sketches New and Old, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Then he was thrust into the dungeon at the foot of the Capitoline Hill.Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15)
- the Capitoline 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
- of or relating to the Capitoline or the temple of Jupiter
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