Capetus Silvius

Capetus is in Roman mythology, a descendant of Aeneas and eighth king of Alba Longa. In the list of kings of Dionysius of Halicarnassus, it appears with the name Calpetus.

Its predecessor was Capys. He ruled for 13 years. Taking the reigns given by Dionysius of Halicarnassus with a back calculation from the traditional year of the founding of Rome is based, this corresponds to the years 937-924 BC His successor was Tiberinus Silvius.


  • Livy Ab urbe condita 1.3
  • Ovid Metamorphoses 14.609-621. Fasti 4 Praefatio
  • Dionysius of Halicarnassus Antiquitates Romanae 1.71