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IHA Freshman Latin-Latin 7 Hills

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Palatine
named after Pales, goddess of the shepherds; first home of the Latins; wealthy eventually lived here
Capitoline
"caput"-head; Temple of Jupiter (like Zeus)
Aventine
plebeians-modern people; crime
Viminial
smallest hill
Caeline
home to wealthy in the Republican times
Quirinal
former home of the Sabines
Esquiline
largest
Forum Romanum
small valley at the bottom of the Capitoline and Palatine hills; became the meeting place for all Romans; public announcements made here, markets, triumphs, vendors, senate house, etc.