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found only in Varro (LL v. 154), and explained by him as the site on which the circus Flaminius was built and from which that structure took its name. The circus was named of course from its builder, but we must admit, probably, that this part of the campus Martius had derived its name from some earlier member of the same family-a strange coincidence. Campus Flaminius was probably synonymous with prata Flaminia (Liv. iii. 54, 63; cf. however, HJ 484).

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