Capys

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In Roman and Greek mythology, Capys (/ˈkps/; Ancient Greek: Κάπυς) was a name attributed to three individuals:

According to Roman sources,[5] in the Etruscan language the word capys meant "hawk" or "falcon" (or possibly "eagle" or "vulture").

References

  1. Virgil Aeneid 10.145
  2. Homer The Iliad 20.153-258
  3. Virgil Aeneid 2.35-38
  4. Dionysius of Halicarnassus Roman Antiquities 1.71
  5. Isaac Taylor Etruscan Researches (Macmillan and Co. 1874) p.317 referencing Servius
Legendary titles
Preceded by
Atys
King of Alba Longa Succeeded by
Capetus Silvius