). A town in Latium, on the Lacus Gabinus between
Rome and Praenesté, a colony from Alba Longa; and the place, according to tradition, where Romulus and Remus were brought up. It was taken by Tarquinius
Superbus by stratagem (Livy, i. 53
) and was in ruins in the time of
Augustus. In its neighbourhood are the stone quarries from which a part of Rome was built. The
modern name is Castiglione.