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an altar of white marble (candida), erected to commemorate the trick which the besieged Romans played on the Gauls. They were warned in a dream to throw bread among the besiegers and thereby deceive them as to the amount of food in the hands of the Romans (Ov. Fast. vi. 349-394; Lactant. i. 20. 33). This altar may have stood on the Capitol, but of that there is no conclusive evidence (Pr. Myth. i. 194; Jord. i. 2. 51; Rosch. ii. 731). Wissowa considers this to be a thunder-god (RE x. 1131).

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