a grove of holm oaks (Fcst. 366: iliceta), perhaps on the
Quirinal, named after M. Curius Dentatus (Fest. 49), to whom a house
and fifty iugera of land in the immediate neighbourhood were said to
have been given by the senate after his victory over the Samnites (de vir.
ill. 33. 10; cf. Kcil, Sext. Aur. Victor. de vir. ill., 2nd ed. Breslau, 1872,
38; Hermes, 1911, 305-308; for the name Tifata, sec Schulzc, Gesch. d.
Lat. Eigennamen 531, n. 3; Rosch. v. 954-960
; cf. TIFATA MANCINA