Capitoline Hill

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The Capitoline Hill
Ane o the seven hills o Roum
Laitin nameCapitolinus mons
Italian name[il Campidoglio or munt cap] error: {{lang}}: text haes italic markup (help)
BigginsCapitoline Museums an Piazza del Campidoglio, Palazzo Senatorio, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Palazzo Nuovo, Tabularium
KirksSanta Maria in Aracoeli
Auncient Roman releegionTemple o Jupiter, Temple o Veiovis, Ludi Capitolini
Roman sculptursColossus o Constantine

The Capitoline Hill (/ˈkæptəln/[1] or /kəˈpɪtln/;[2] Lautin: Collis Capitōlīnus), atween the Forum an the Campus Martius, is ane o the seiven hills o Roum. It wis the citadel (equivalent o the auncient Greek acropolis) o the earliest Romans. Bi the 16t century, Capitolinus haed acome Capitolino in Italian, wi the alternative Campidoglio stemmin frae Capitolium, ane o the three major spurs o the Capitolinus (the ithers bein Arx an Tarpeius). The Inglis wird capitol derives frae Capitoline. The Capitoline contains few auncient grund-level ruins, as thay are almaist entirely covered up bi Medieval an Renaissance pailaces (nou hoosin the Capitoline Museums) that surroond a piazza, a signeeficant urban plan designed bi Michelangelo.

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  2. OED