a family-name in several Roman gentes, which was no doubt originally given to a person who lived on the hill Capitolinus.
In the same way Aventinensis, Caeliomontanus, Esquilinus, frequently occur as the names of families at Rome. [L.S]
William Smith. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology. London. John Murray: printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square and Parliament Street. In the article on Soranus, we find: "at this present time (1848)" and this date seems to reflect the dates of works cited. 1873 - probably the printing date.