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Libri Lintei

A name given to such of the Roman libri magistratum or early lists of the annual magistrates as were written on linen (linteum). They were kept in the Capitol, and are frequently mentioned by Livy as one of his sources of information (Livy, iv. 20, 8; cf. Pliny , Pliny H. N. xiii. 69). See H. Peter, Hist. Rom. Reliq. i. cccxlv.

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    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 4, 20
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