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Rtvus, a town of Venetia, near Ateste. Rizala, a port of Taprobane, N., bet. Oxia

prom, and Procuri.

Rizenia, a town of Crete, w. of Prasus. Roana (Ragan), a town of the Parn

Marg., s. of Nissea. Robogdii, a people occupying the N.e

angle of Hibernia. Robogdium prom., a pr. of Hibernia, J

geogr. m. from Argita fl. Fair Head. Robororia, & town of the Hernici, in La tium, on Via Latina, bet. Ad X. (6) an< Ad Pictas (7). Molara. Roboretum, a town of the Bracari, Tarra-conensis, on Durius fl., below Acontia. On Mt. Rovoredo. Hoborrcm prom., a pr. of Numidia, N. 01

Hippo Regius.

Kobrica, a town of the Andecavi, Lugdu-

nensis III., bet. Juliomagus W.n.w. and

CsBsarodunum E.

Robur, a town of Germania Mag., on the

Rhine, below Augusta Rauracorum. Built

by Valentinian. Eichen.

Rodium, a town of the Ambiani, Belgica II.,

bet. Setucis N.w. and Noviomagus S.E. Roduhna, a town of the Segusiani, in Gaul.

Roanne. Rogandini, a people of Taprobane, on the

s. coast.

IloiDON-NA, a town of the Aulerci Branno-vices, Lugdunensis I., bet. Ariolica N. and Mediolanum S.e. Roma, the capital of Italy. A Siculian city, enlarged by the Arcadian (Tyrrhenian) Evander, 1240 B.C. Further enlarged by Romus or Romulus, a Latin chief, who expelled the Tyrrhenians circa 790 B.c. Taken by the Gauls 387 B.c.; by the Visigoths, A.d. 411; by the Vandals, 455 ; by the Heruli, 476; by the Goths, 547. It was furnamed Septicollis from its seven Liills : Aventinus, Capitolinus, Ccelius, Es-quilinus, Palatinus, Quirinalis, Viminalis. In circuit, in the time of Honorius, 21 m.; with 644 towers on the walls (31 gates, Agonensis, Aurclia, Capena, Carmentalis, Catularia, Coelimontana, Esquilina, Fenes-trella, Ferentina, eel Piacularis, Flaminia, Flumentana, Frumentaria, Janualis, La-vemalis, Metia, Minutia, Mugonia, Nsevia, Ostiensis, Pinciana, Portuensis, Querque-tulana, Ratumena, Randusculana, Romu-nula, Salutaris, Sanqualis, Septemiana, Trigemina vel Navalis, Trigonia, Vimina­lis), and seven bridges (^Elius, Cestius, Fa-bricius, Janiculensis, Palatinus, Sublicius, Triumphalis, Viminalis). The city of Ro­mulus occupied M. Palatinus ; M. Capi­tolinus, Coellus, and Quirinalis, were taken

in by Tatius; the other three by Servius

Tullius. Roma; Rome. Romatinus fl., a r. of Venetia, rising in

Alpes Carnicse, and falling into the Adriatic

by two mouths, Major and Minor, bet.

Liquentia fl. and Tilavemptus fl. Lumino. Romatinus portus, a port, of Venetia, at

the mouth of Romatinus fl. Porto di Fal-

conera. Romechium, a town of Bruttium, on Lo-*

crensis sin., s. of Caulonia. Romechi. Romula castra, a town of Pannonia, bet.

Noviodunum (10) and Quadrata (14).

Carlstadt. Romulia (Sub Romula), a town of the

Hirpini, in Samnium, on Via Appia, bet.

Eclanum (21) and Aquilonia (10). Hi-

saccia. Ropicum, a town of Corsica, s.w. of Palanta.

Near Calm.

Roschinus fl., i. q. Ruscino. Roscianum, a town of Bruttium, on Taren-

tinus sin., bet. Thurii (16) and Crimisa

(27), on Via Trajana. Rossano. Rosei campi, the meadows on Velinus fl., in

Sabinum, about Reate. Le Rose. Rosologia, a town of the Tectosages, in

Galatia, bet. Corbeus (12) and Aspona. Rostrum nemavi^e, a town of Rhsetis, bet.

Augusta Vindelicorum (25) and Cambodu-

num (35). Dillishausen. Ro Strata villa, a town of Etruria, near Ca­pena, bet. Rome (24) and Ocriculum (25),

on Via Flaminia. Rignano. Rotom agus, capital of the Vellocasses, Lug-

dunensU II., on the Sequana, R., bet.

Lotum w. and Ritumagus E. Rouen. Roxolani (Rhoxohini), a people occupying

with the Jazyges the w. and N. shores of

Mseotis palus. Ruacenses, a people of Sardinia, on Tyrsus

fl., s. of the Canusitani. Ruanni, a tribe of Quadi, s.w., on the

Danube. Rubeas prom., a pr. of Sannatia Europtea,

on Sarmaticus oceanus. Ruben, a tribe of Israel, E. of the Jordan,

bet. Gad N., at Bethharan, Moabitis s., at Arnon fl., and Arabia E. Rubi, a town of Peucetia, on Via Egnatia, bet. Rudite (15) and Butuntum (11). Rmo.

Rubico fl., a r. of Italy, rising s.w. of So-lina, and, after being joined by a number of other small streams, falling into the Adriatic bet. Ad Confluentes and Arimi-num. The boundary of Gallia Cispadana and Umbria. Memorable from its associa­tion with the history of Csesar. Rigane, or Urgone, called towards its m

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