The Capitoline Hill
) is one of the famous seven hills
, the site of a temple for the Capitoline Triad: the gods Jupiter
, his wife Juno
and their daughter Minerva
. The temple was started by Rome's last king, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus
, and is considered one of the largest and the most beautiful temples in the city.
The English word capitol derives from Capitoline Hill.