The collis Quirinalis derived its name from a shrine of the god Quirinus, who appears to have been worshipped there as well as on the Palatine. The settlement on this hill has usually been regarded as largely made up of Sabine elements, but this traditional view has been vigorously combated. (Platner)
Vincenzo Fasolo, "The Campo Marzio of G. B. Piranesi".
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