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TIFATA CURIA

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).

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