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The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World
John RobertsJohn Roberts

the chief of the seven hills of Rome, traditionally the site of the oldest settlement there. Tradition assigns fortifications to the hill, and this seems to be confirmed by archaeology. Early settlement is represented by two archaic cisterns and rock‐cut post‐holes for iron age huts; one example, above the Lupercal (... ...

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