A surname of Jupiter, after his magnificent temple on the Capitoline hill from which he looked down upon the Forum and the city. Verses of Nero, which had been publicly read, were, after being written in gold letters, consecrated to Jupiter Capitolinus.



  • Livy. The History of Rome vi, 17.
  • Suetonius. Nero, 10.
  • Vollmer, Wilhelm. (1874). W├Ârterbuch der Mythologie. Stuttgart, p. 124.