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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Capitoline Triad
The Capitoline Triad was comprised of three deities of Roman mythology who were worshipped most famously in an elaborate temple on Rome's Capitoline Hill.
Triads can be built on any note of a scale, and they are named with Roman numerals according to the scale note that is their root.
The chord of the submediant is a triad...
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 tScholars.com | Capitoline Triad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Capitoline Triad was a group of three supreme deities in Roman religion who were worshipped in an elaborate temple on Rome's Capitoline Hill, the Capitolium.
Two distinct Capitoline Triads were worshipped at various times in Rome's history, both originating in ancient traditions predating the Roman Republic, but the more recent, consisting of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva and drawing heavily from Etruscan mythology, is the one most commonly referred to as the "Capitoline Triad".
This group, mirroring the Etruscan divine triad, consisted of Jupiter, the king of the gods, Juno (in her aspect as Iuno Regina, "Queen Juno"), his wife and sister, and Jupiter's daughter by the titaness Metis, Minerva, the goddess of wisdom.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
The Capitoline Triad was a group of three supreme deities in Roman religion who were worshipped in an elaborate temple on Rome's Capitoline Hill, the Capitolium.
Two distinct Capitoline Triads were worshipped at various times in Rome's history, both originating in ancient traditions predating the Roman Republic, but the more recent, consisting of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva and drawing heavily from Etruscan mythology, is the one most commonly referred to as the "Capitoline Triad".
This group, mirroring the Etruscan divine triad, consisted of Jupiter, the king of the gods, Juno (in her aspect as Iuno Regina, "Queen Juno"), his wife and sister, and Jupiter's daughter by the titaness Metis, Minerva, the goddess of wisdom.
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 Capitoline Hill - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Coordinates: 41.890873° N 12.483988° EThe Capitoline Hill (Capitolinus Mons), between the Forum and the Campus Martius, is one of the most famous and smallest of the seven hills of Rome.
When the Celtic Gauls raided Rome in 387 BC, the Capitoline Hill was the one section of the city to evade capture by the barbarians.
He effectively reversed the classical orientation of the Capitoline, in a symbolic gesture turning Rome’s civic center to face away from the Roman Forum and instead in the direction of Papal Rome and the Christian church in the form of St.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Capitoline Hill (Latin: Mons Capitolinus, Italian: Campidoglio or Monte Capitolino), between the Forum and the Campus Martius, is one of the most famous and highest of the seven hills of Rome.
The role of the Capitoline Hill in city legend is linked with the recovery during the Regal period of a human head (the word for head in Latin is caput) when the foundation trenches were being dug for the Temple of Jupiter.
When the Senones Gauls settled in Central-east Italy raided Rome in 390 BC, after the battle of River Allia, the Capitoline Hill was the one section of the city to evade capture by the barbarians, it being fortified by the Roman defenders.
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 Capitoline Triad
The Capitoline Triad was a group of three supreme deities in Roman religion who were worshipped in an elaborate temple on Rome's Capitoline Hill, the Capitolium.
Two distinct Capitoline Triads were worshipped at various times in Rome's history, both originating in ancient traditions predating the Roman Republic, but the more recent, consisting of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva and drawing heavily from Etruscan mythology, is the one most commonly referred to as the "Capitoline Triad".
This group, mirroring the Etruscan divine triad, consisted of Jupiter, the king of the gods, Juno (in her aspect as Iuno Regina, "Queen Juno"), his wife and sister, and Jupiter's daughter by the titaness Metis, Minerva, the goddess of wisdom.
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 Capitoline Hill
mythology =}}The '''Capitoline Hill''' (Latin:_''Mons_Capitolinus''_,_Italian: ''Campidoglio'' or ''Monte Capitolino''), between the Forum_and_the_Campus_Martius, is one of the most famous and highest of the seven hills of Rome.__The_English_word_''capitol'' derives from ''Capitoline Hill''.
The role of the Capitoline Hill in city legend is linked with the recovery during the Regal period of a human head (the word for head in Latin is ''caput'') when the foundation trenches were being dug for the Temple of Jupiter.At this hill the Sabines,_creeping_to_the_Citadel,_were let in by the infamous Vestal_Virgin_Tarpeia,_daughter_of_Spurius_Tarpeius.
The ''Palazzo dei Conservatori'' was the first use of a giant_order_that_spanned_two_stories, here with a range of Corinthian pilasters and subsidiary Ionic_columns_flanking_the_ground-floor_loggia_openings and the second-floor windows.
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 Roman Mythology - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
At the head of the earliest pantheon was the triad Jupiter, Mars, and Quirinus (whose three priests, or flamens, were of the highest order), and Janus and Vesta.
To the royal house of the Tarquins was ascribed by legend the establishment of the great Capitoline triad (so called because they were worshipped on the Capitoline Hill), Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva, which assumed the supreme place in Roman religion.
The concept of a triad of deities can be traced to the religion of the Etruscans, whose culture flourished in central Italy before the rise of Rome.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Triad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
With Jupiter and Minerva she was a member of the Capitoline triad of deities traditionally introduced into Rome by the Etruscan s.
With Juno and Minerva he was a member of the triad of deities traditionally believed to have been introduced into Rome by the Etruscan s.
Minerva was one of the Capitoline triad, along...
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 info: Capitoline_Triad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Temples to Juppiter Optimus Maximus or the Capitoline Triad as a whole were commonly built by the Romans at the center...
Temples to Jupiter Optimus Maximus or the Capitoline Triad as a whole were commonly built by the Romans at the center...
Capitoline Hill in RomeIn roman times it was fortified as a citadel dominated by the temple to the Capitoline triad (Jupiter, Juno and Minerva).
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 Capitoline Triad - TheBestLinks.com - Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Minerva, Rome, Roman Republic, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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The Capitoline Triad was comprised of three deities of Roman mythology who were worshipped in an elaborate temple on Rome's Capitoline Hill.
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 BBC - History - Roman Religion Gallery
His main temple in Rome, that of Jupiter Optimus Maximus ('The Best and Greatest') was established on the Capitoline Hill in 509 BC at the beginning of the Roman Republic, and was rebuilt several times throughout Roman history.
Collectively they are known as the Capitoline Triad, and when Roman power had expanded to encompass an empire, the central temple of many Roman cities - in Italy and further afield - was often dedicated to this Capitoline Triad.
The image shown here depicts the Capitolium (central temple dedicated to the Capitoline Triad) at Sbeitla in modern Tunisia, part of the Roman province of Africa.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Capitoline
He was conservator of the Capitoline Museum, Rome, and one of the consuls of the brief Roman republic (1798).
She was closely associated with Jupiter, and her temple was built near his on the Capitoline Hill in 254.
Il Vittoriano, situated on the slopes of the Capitoline Hill, this monument celebrates Italian independence and is the expression of the Risorgimento.
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 Walking Tours in Italy with GIROSOLE
Capitoline Hill: Capitoline Hill is one of the most famous and highest of the seven hills of Rome.
It was the site of a temple for the Capitoline Triad: the gods Jupiter, his wife Juno and their daughter Minerva.
Quirinal Palace: today, Quirinal Hill is home to the palazzo del Quirinale, the official residence of the President of the Italian Republic and an important symbol of State.
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 The Aventine Triad: Ceres, Liber, and Libera   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Triad's temple directly faced the Circus Maximus and stood outside the pomerium, the sacred boundary of the city.
The Aventine Triad, as it was initially created, was the plebeian counterpart of the Capitoline Triad of Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva.
A cameo dated to the imperial period portrays Ceres standing, holding stalks of grain in her right hand; to the center is Libera in her guise as Prosperpina, who is handing the newborn child Liber in his guise as Iacchos (Bacchus) to the birth goddess Eileithyia.
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 News | Gainesville.com | The Gainesville Sun | Gainesville, Fla.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
He was the chief god of the Capitoline Triad, with Juno and Minerva.
Jupiter was also worshipped at Capitoline Hill in the form of a stone, known as Iuppiter Lapis or the Jupiter Stone, which was sworn upon as an oath stone.
Temples to Juppiter Optimus Maximus or the Capitoline Triad as a whole were commonly built by the Romans at the center of new cities in their colonies.
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 Jupiter (Zeus) - Vici Wiki
Jupiter served as the cheif god of the Capitoline Triad, along with Juno (his wife) and Minerva.
The largest temple in Rome was that of Jupiter Optimus Maximus on the Capitoline Hill.
Temples to Jupiter Optimus Maximus or the Capitoline Triad as a whole were commonly built by the Romans at the center of new cities in their colonies.
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 Lecture 13: The Layout of Imperial Rome
As mentioned in an earlier class, the Forum Romanum was originally a swamp between the hills of the Capitoline, the Palatine, the Esquiline, and the Quirinal.
Under the Capitoline was the Comitium, which was the place where Roman citizens gathered for political meetings and assemblies to vote; this was basically an open space.
Jupiter Optimus Maximus (with Juno and Minerva -- the Capitoline Triad) on the Capitoline: this was a great temple in the Etruscan fashion, probably from the 6th century BC.
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 Regio I - Forum - Capitolium
Until the early 20th century it was often stated that this was the temple of Vulcanus, the main deity worshipped in Ostia.
Already in the 19th century however, it was suggested that it was the Capitolium, a temple dedicated to the main Roman deities, the Capitoline triad (Jupiter, Juno and Minerva).
The temple itself was erected on a high podium, possibly intended as an artificial Capitoline hill.
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The Capitoline Hill was the ancient site terminus of triumphal marches, which is why Michelangelo, in the spirit of renovatio, installed in the pavement's center the magnificent (and rare) surviving authentic Roman bronze imperial equestrian sculptural portrait: Marcus Aurelius.
The Capitoline Hill was not chosen willy-nilly by the medieval residents of Rome.
At the base of the Capitoline Hill, near the gate named in her honor, was a temple dedicated to Carmenta, a Roman numina (immanent, non-personalized spirit conceived as a shining forth of Divine Will) sacred to springs and childbirth.
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 list of roman gods
Together with Juno and Minerva, Jupiter formed the "Capitoline triad" and sat at his temple on the Capitoline hill since the earliest days of Rome.
As well as the Capitoline triad of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva the temple was made to house various preexisting deities such as Terminus.
The temple to Jupiter also included a statue of the god himself the "Capitoline Jupiter" which was commissioned by king Tarquinius Priscus from his Etruscan countryman Vulca of Veio (one of the very few artists who's name has made it through the millennia).
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 Capitoline Hill - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
When the Celtic Gauls raided Rome in 390 BC, the Capitoline Hill was the one section of the city to evade capture by the barbarians.
Political criminals were murdered by being thrown off the steep crest of the hill, to fall on the dagger-sharp Tarpeian Rocks below.
From 1536 until 1546 Michelangelo transformed the Campidoglio as Romans had come to know it with his three palazzi that enclose a harmonious and urbanely coherent trapezoidal space, approached by the ramped staircase called the "Cordonata", which reversed the classical orientation of the Capitoline, overlooking the Forum, and turned it to face Papal Rome.
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 Omnipelagos.com ~ article "Capitoline Hill"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Capitoline Hill (Capitolinus Mons), between the Forum and the Campus Martius, is one of the most famous and smallest of the seven hills of Rome.
He effectively reversed the classical orientation of the Capitoline, in a symbolic gesture turning Rome’s civic center to face away from the Roman Forum and instead in the direction of Papal Rome and the Christian church in the form of St. Peter’s Basilica, solving the intractable urbanistic, symbolic, political and propaganda program for the Campidoglio.
The unfolding sequence, Cordonata piazza and the central palazzo are the first urban introduction of the "cult of the axis" that will occupy Italian garden plans and reach fruition in France (Giedion 1962).
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 Minerva
The Romans celebrated her worship from March 19 to 23 during the Quinquatria[?], the artisans' holiday and a lesser version, the Quinquatrus[?] was held on June 13.
Minerva was worshipped on the Capitoline Hill as one of the Capitoline Triad along with Jupiter and Juno.
Minerva is also a place in the State of Ohio: see Minerva, Ohio.
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