Capetus Silvius

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Capetus Silvius from Nuremberg chronicles

Capetus or Capetus Silvius (said to have reigned 934-921 BC)[1](Latin: Căpĕtŭs Sĭluĭŭs) was a descendant of Aeneas and one of the legendary Latin kings of Alba Longa. He was the son of Capys, and the father of Tiberinus, after whom the Tiber river was named.

Family tree[edit]

AnchisesVenusLatinusAmata
CreusaAeneasLavinia
IulusAscanius
Silvius
Aeneas Silvius
Latinus Silvius
Alba (Silvius)
Atys
Capys
Capetus
Tiberinus
Agrippa
Romulus Silvius
Aventinus
Proca
NumitorAmulius
Rhea SilviaMars
HersiliaRomulusRemus
Prima


Bibliography[edit]

Geoffrey of Monmouth History of the Kings of Britain In parentheses Publications Medieval Latin Series Cambridge, Ontario 1999 page 27.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dionysius of Halicarnassus Roman Antiquities 1.71
Legendary titles
Preceded by
King of Alba Longa Succeeded by