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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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79 words

City in Emilia-Romagna, ne Italy. It was the capital of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century ad. ...

Ravenna

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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613 words

The town of Ravenna, and the military port of Classis attached to it, on the Po delta, owed its fortune ...

Ravenne

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

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2005

in northern Italy, close to the Adriatic. From the beginning of the 5th c. it was the capital of the ...

Ravenna

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
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2,646 words

This entry contains two subentries: Commercial Port, Naval Port ...

Ravenna

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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600 words

Ravenna is a city in northeastern Italy. According to Strabo (5.1.7) the earliest inhabitants were Etruscans and Umbrians, whereas the ...

Ravenna, Italy

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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150 words

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Ancient city of the Adriatic coast of northern Italy well known for its wealth and position in the late

Ravenna

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Bryan R. Ward-Perkins

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
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Classical studies, History
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477 words
city of the Po delta (see padus), in ancient times in a marshy and lagoonal setting (similar to those of modern Comacchio and Venice), but now on dry land some kilometres from the sea. The ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

a city near the Adriatic coast in NE central Italy, which became the capital of the Western Roman Empire in ...

Ravenna

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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1,294 words

(῾Πάβεννα), with its harbor suburb of Classe, a cosmopolitan naval and commercial center; capital of the Italian province of Flaminia ...

Ravenna

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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459 words

Perhaps an Etruscan foundation, Ravenna was made a municipium in 49 bc. Augustus based the Adriatic fleet there and ...

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