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Ravenna Răvenna (Rāvenna, Coripp. Laud. Just. 2, 123), ae, f., a celebrated seaport in Gallia Cispadana, still bearing the same name, Plin. 3, 15, 20, § 115; Caes. B. C. 1, 5 fin.; Cic. Att. 7, 1, 4; id. Fam. 1, 9, 9; Tac. A. 4, 5: paludosa, Sil. 8, 603: aequorea, Mart. 13, 21 al.

Deriv.: Răven-nas, ātis, adj., of or belonging to Ravenna: vir, Cic. Balb. 22, 50: ranae, Mart. 3, 93, 8: horti, Plin. 19, 8, 42, § 150: ala, Tac. H 2, 100: classici, id. ib. 3, 50: MVNICIPIVM RAVENNAS, Inscr. Orell. 707; 3790; 3792.

In abl. sing.: Ravennati agro, Plin. 14, 2, 4, § 34; and also: agro Ravennate, Col. 13, 8.

In plur. subst.: Răvennātes, the inhabitants of Ravenna, Inscr. Grut. 80, 9; and, RAVENNATENSES, ib. 399, 3 (of A. D. 399).