an enclosed area in the depression (inter duos lucos
the two summits of the Capitoline (see MONS CAPITOLINUS
name was explained by the story that Romulus welcomed here the
refugees from surrounding communities (Verg. Aen. ii. 761
, and Serv.
; Liv. i. 8
; Dionys. ii. 15
; Strabo v. 230
; Tac. Hist. iii. 71
Plut. Rom. 9; Cass. Dio xlvii. 19
: Vell. i. 8
; Flor. i. 1
; Schol. Iuv.
viii. 273; de vir. ill. 2. I). Asylum and INTER DUOS LUCOS
sometimes synonymous terms (Jord. i. 2