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(templa, Ovid):

a temple of Veiovis inter duos lucos, in the depression between the arx and Capitol (Vitr. iv. 8. 4; Gell. v. 12. 5), dedicated on 7th March (Ov. Fast. iii. 429-430; Fast. Praen. ad Non. Mart., CIL i². p. 233, 311; Fast. Ant. ap. NS 1921, 89). According to Vitruvius (loc. cit) this temple was peculiar in having ' columns added on the right and left of the flanks of the pronaos ' (tr. Morgan). It contained a statue of the deity with arrows in one hand and a goat by his side (Gell. v. 12. ii; Ov. Fast. iii. 443), in the form of a youthful Jupiter with whom he is identified by Ovid, loc. cit. 437-439; cf. Fest. 379). It is possible that it is this statue (or another in the same temple ?) that is mentioned by Pliny (NH xvi. 216: Nonne simulacrum Veiovis in arce e cupresso durat a condita urbe DCLXI anno dicatum ?), who used 'in arce' incorrectly (Jord. i. 2. 115-116; Gilb. ii. 100; WR 236; for the date of foundation of this temple, see AEDES VEIOVIS IN CAPITOLIO).

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