Etymologically the word "silver" probably refers to the shining appearance or brightness of the metal.
As the name is etymologically the same, so the people are by descent the same, and they are still led by the old spirit of war and adventure.
Rome is almost the only place where the word curia has preserved its ancient form; elsewhere it has been almost always replaced by the word court (cour, corte), which is etymologically the same.
It is described by the epithets KoLArt (hollow) and K11Tw€6aa (spacious or hollow), and is probably connected etymologically with MaKKos, lacus, any hollow place.
Etymologically the correct form is Astin-tagh or Astun-tagh, meaning the Lower or Nearer Mountains.