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PRAENESTIUS COLLIS

a late name for the mons Caelius, occurring only once in extant literature (Lydus, de mens. iv. 115; HJ 229; Wissowa, Ges. Abh. 233). Like TIBURTIUS COLLIS (q.v.) it is derived from the name of a gate (porta Praenestina) of the Aurelian wall, and is an antiquarian's invention.

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