Capitolian
Capitolian Cap`i*to"li*an, Capitoline Cap"i*to*line, a. [L. capitolinus: cf. F. capitolin.] Of or pertaining to the Capitol in Rome. ``Capitolian Jove.'' --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

{Capitoline games} (Antiq.), annual games instituted at Rome by Camillus, in honor of Jupiter Capitolinus, on account of the preservation of the Capitol from the Gauls; when reinstituted by Domitian, after a period of neglect, they were held every fifth year. [1913 Webster] ||


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