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IUPPITER INVENTOR, ARA

an altar at the foot of the Aventine, near the porta Trigemina, said to have been built by Hercules after he had found his stolen cattle and slain Cacus (Ov. Fast. i. 579-58o, where Jupiter has no cognomen; Solin. i. 7: patri inventori; origo gentis Rom. vi. 5: sub Aventino Inventori patri; Dionys. i. 39: Διὸς Εὐρεσίου βωμός; Jord. i. 2. 482; HJ 148; WR 275; Rosch. ii. 668-670).

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