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Headword: *kapetwlei=on
Adler number: kappa,329
Translated headword: Capitolium, Capitol
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the temple [of that name]. But [sc. also attested is the spelling] *kapitw/lion.
Greek Original:
*kapetwlei=on: to\ i(ero/n. *kapitw/lion de/.
(In the headword version the second vowel is epsilon and the fourth syllable a diphthong. For the second version here, with two iotas, cf. kappa 341.)
The smallest of the hills of Rome; best known as the site of the great temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus, Juno and Minerva. See generally J.R. Patterson in OCD(4) s.v. 'Capitol, Capitolium'.
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; religion
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 17 March 2008@20:17:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; added a note) on 18 March 2008@05:26:09.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 18 March 2008@05:28:25.
David Whitehead on 27 January 2013@05:11:32.
David Whitehead on 4 August 2014@05:09:28.


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