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  Ravenna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ravenna is a city in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy.
Following the conquests of Belisarius for the Emperor Justinian I in the sixth century, Ravenna became the seat of the Byzantine governor of Italy, the Exarch, and was known as the Exarchate of Ravenna.
Ravenna and the surrounding Romagna area became part of the Kingdom of Italy in 1861.
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 RAVENNA - LoveToKnow Article on RAVENNA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The cathedral of Ravenna, built by S. Ursus in 370390, which had a nave and four aisles, was destroyed in 173444, only the (inaccessible) crypt and the round campanile remaining from the earlier structure; there are fragments of reliefs from a pulpit erected by Archbishop Agnellus (556569) in the interior.
The mosaics of the 5th century, in the dome, are the earliest and perhaps the finest at Ravenna for their splendid decorative effect and rich coloring, and are less stiff and conventional than the later mosaics.
Ravenna was Theodorics chief place of residence, and his reign (4935 26) may be considered the time of its greatest splendour.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ravenna
The city of Ravenna is the capital of a province in Romagna, central Italy, on the left of the Rivers Montone and Ronco, the confluence of which is at Ravenna, not far from the mouths of the Po.
Ravenna is to-day substantially as it was at the beginning of the Byzantine period: subsequent ages have done nothing except to pass by, transforming, not always happily, the work of the fifth and sixth centuries.
Dante died at Ravenna (1321) and was buried in the vestibule of the Church of San Francesco.
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 Ravenna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ravenna was important in history as the capital of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD and later (6th–8th century) of Ostrogothic and Byzantine Italy.
A short-lived bid for independence on Ravenna's part in the mid-12th century was followed in the 14th and early 15th centuries by the rule of the da Polenta family, a noble house of the Romagna region.
One of the earliest of Ravenna's extant monuments is the mausoleum of Galla Placidia, built in the 5th century AD by Galla Placidia, the sister of the emperor Honorius.
www.hfac.uh.edu /gbrown/philosophers/leibniz/BritannicaPages/Ravenna/Ravenna.html   (1087 words)

  
 Ravenna, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was formed from portions of Ravenna Township in the Connecticut Western Reserve.
The schools of Ravenna are: Ravenna High School, Brown Middle School, Rausch Intermediate, Carlin Elementary, Willyard Elementary, Tappan Elementary, West Park Elementary, and West Main Elementary.
As of January 3, 2006 the mayor of Ravenna is Kevin Poland.
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 Ravenna, city, Italy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Ravenna was the seat of the exarchs (governors of Byzantine Italy) from the late 6th cent.
Ravenna is famous for its colorful mosaics (see mosaic) of the 5th and 6th cent., which show a strong Middle Eastern influence, and for its Roman and Byzantine buildings.
Ornamented with mosaics are the mausoleum of Galla Placidia (5th cent.), the octagonal baptistery (formerly a Roman bath), the 6th-century churches of Sant’ Apollinare Nuovo and Sant’ Apollinare in Classe, and, richest of all, the Byzantine Church of San Vitale (consecrated 547).
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 Ravenna - City Government
The City of Ravenna is a city of the second class with a population of 1,341 (2000 census).
Nebraska Highways #2 and #68 intersect at Ravenna.
Ravenna has over 60 clubs and organizations where you can find all kinds of wonderful projects and those clubs are filled with volunteers who work together to make Ravenna a beautiful community to live in.
www.ci.ravenna.ne.us /government.htm   (1204 words)

  
 RAVENNA - Online Information article about RAVENNA
The mosaics of the 5th century, in the dome, are the earliest and perhaps the finest at Ravenna for their splendid decorative effect and rich colouring, and are less stiff and conventional than the later mosaics.
Theodoric's siege of Ravenna lasted for three years (489-492), and was marked by one bloody encounter in the pinewood on the east of it.
The terms, arranged through the intervention of John, archbishop of Ravenna, were not observed by 1 The great pinewood to the east of the city, which is still one of the great glories of Ravenna, must therefore have been in existence already in the 5th century.
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 Handbook of Texas Online:
Ravenna is on Farm roads 274 and 1753, five miles northwest of Bonham and six miles south of the Red River in northwestern Fannin County.
By the mid-1880s the community had a population of 150 and a post office called Ravenna; the name, local tradition has it, was for the numerous ravines in the vicinity, especially a deep ravine that cut through the middle of the townsite.
The population of Ravenna was reported at 199 in 1990 and 215 in 2000.
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 Exarchate of Ravenna: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Exarchate of Ravenna was a center of Byzantine[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject] power in Italy, EHandler: no quick summary.
(was the representative at Ravenna of the emperor in Constantinople.
The Exarchate of Ravenna was not the sole Byzantine province in Italy.
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 Ravenna, Nebraska
Located in Buffalo County in the center of Nebraska, Ravenna is a bustling community of 1,300 residents.
On the north side of the overpass is Ravenna's Grand Avenue.
For four days in June, Ravenna's business district is transformed into a carnival celebration of ANNEVAR -- Ravenna's party for central Nebraska.
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 Ravenna Italy Tourist, Travel and Hotels guide.
Ravenna was the seat of the Roman Empire in the 5th century and then of Byzantine Italy until the 8th century.
The hotel is situated in the North of Ravenna, 2 km from the historic city centre.
In Ravenna, the Old Roman Capital, you can admire the wonderful mosaics of the V and VI century, the Hotel Argentario is situated in the mainstreet Via Di Roma, near the marvelous monuments of Ravenna.
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 Parco del Delta del Po - Punti di Interesse - Ravenna
Ravenna raggiunse il periodo di massimo splendore nel V-VI secolo.
Ravenna è ora uno dei porti più attivi dell'Adriatico cui è collegata con il canale Candiano, e centro industriale noto per gli insediamenti nel settore della chimica e della petrolchimica.
Uscendo da Ravenna in direzione Sud, poco dopo aver varcato il ponte sui Fiumi Uniti (Ronco e Montone), ecco profilarsi, sulla via Romea, la sagoma imponente di una delle più famose basiliche ravennati, S.Apollinare in Classe, caratterizzata dell'inconfondibile campanile cilindrico.
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 Ravenna
Ravenna, with its fine port, was important to ancient Rome, and later in the 4
Ravenna appears to be a fairly wealthy city.
The most lasting impressing we have of daily life in Ravenna is the bicycles.
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 Ravenna
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Ravenna Floor Tile is appropriate for all residential floor, wall and countertop applications.
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 Ravenna: Area is quintessential Seattle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As Seattle's population swelled, new little communities like Ravenna -- named for a seaside district in northeast Italy -- sprouted near train stations and clearcuts at the edge of the frontier city.
Ravenna has no sex shops, but it does have a few family restaurants, small bakeries and unique shops, including The Herbalist, McCarthy & Schiering Wine Merchants, and Saxe Floral & Greenhouse, founded in 1919 by a Japanese gardener.
Ravenna's homey little market, the Puget Consumer Co-op at Northeast 65th Street and 20th Avenue Northeast, was affectionately regarded as the "mother ship," when the alternative chain first took root in Seattle in the 1970s.
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 Italy Hotels - Ravenna hotels - Emila-Romagna hotels - Select Italy
The ClassHotel of Ravenna, a member of the same hotel chain, is a three-star hotel which offers the most modern facilities and services.
OPEN ALL YEAR The PARK HOTEL RAVENNA is a 4 stars hotel, situated in the famous pinewood of Marina di Ravenna, 10 km from the historic city of Ravenna and just 100 metres from the sea.
The Tokio hotel is situated in the Lido di Savio, 20 km south of Ravenna.
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 Ravenna Ohio Real Estate
Ravenna Ohio is located in Northeast Ohio, 18 miles northeast of Akron, 35 miles southeast of Cleveland is home to just over 12,000 residents.
In that same year, Ravenna was established as the County seat.
Today Ravenna residents enjoy many of the city amenities, the City Park where residents enjoy baseball, softball, basketball, playground and tennis facilities.
www.relocate-america.com /states/OH/cities/ravenna.htm   (330 words)

  
 About Ravenna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Ravenna is located approximately 18 miles northeast of Akron, and 35 miles southeast of Cleveland.
While many Ravenna residents travel to jobs in Akron and Cleveland industries, many are also employed by local manufacturers that produce items ranging from rubber and plastic products to foundries and building supplies.
Ravenna has 350 acres of parkland itself and is within 15 minutes of West Branch State Park, an 8,000-acre facility that includes a 2,650-acre reservoir.
www.ravennachamber.com /aboutravenna.htm   (448 words)

  
 Battle of Ravenna - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Battle of Ravenna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Province of north central Italy in eastern Emilia-Romagna region;; capital Ravenna; area 1,858 sq km/717 sq mi; population (2000 est) 350,600.
Situated in a lake-dotted agricultural region, it was founded in 1799.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
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 Tourism in Ravenna - Official site - Sea
Ravenna is a city of art near the coast: there are 9 seaside resorts along 35 kilometres of coast which offer a great variety of possibilities.
The resorts of Ravenna blend into the beaches, pinewoods and marshes and offer the tourist and visitor an environment characterised by the hospitality of the hotels, campsites, houses and apartments, on wide beaches of fine sand, in pinewoods which were praised by Dante and Byron in their verses.
In the resorts of Ravenna you can satisfy your passion for the sea thanks to the new tourist ports.
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 Ravenna News
After a decade of efforts to bring Ravenna Creek up into the daylight, the North End stream is finally ready to grow.
At the June 13 Ravenna Bryant Board meeting the board heard about the University housing project scheduled to be built on Twenty-fifth NE south of the Silver Cloud Hotel.
Concerned residents have established a Web site to provide a forum for the Ravenna community and PCC members to express their concerns about the future of the PCC store and to provide members an opportunity to ensure that management is faithful to the purpose and values of the co-op.
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 Ravenna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Renaissance saw a diminishing of violent scenes of martyrdom and death, but symbolic attributes continued to be widely used.
We drove to Ravenna and the church of San Vitale.
The church is famous for its mosaics from AD 500 onward, located on the floors and on the walls.
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 Ravenna, Michigan 49451 - InfoMI.com
Ravenna is located in Ravenna township in the northeastern corner of Muskegon County.
Ravenna was first settled in 1844 when E. Bostwick built a sawmill here.
The city and township were named after Ravenna, Ohio in 1848, the home of the surveyor who platted the land.
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 MOSAICS OF SAN VITALE. Free term papers for college, book reports and research papers. Welcome to Essay Express
The church of which he is the patron saint in Ravenna was begun by Bishop Ecclesius in the second quarter of the sixth century, when the Goths still ruled there.
In the ancient liturgy of Ravenna, all these saints are mentioned in the so-called diptychs, the Book of Life, listing the names of those whom the church wishes to remember at every Mass (Ills.
The imperial panels in the church of San Vitale at Ravenna are perhaps the most famous of all Byzantine mosaics.
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 Teodora Ravenna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rientrerà a Ravenna nell'imminenza delle due amichevoli che la Teodora disputerà, sempre all'Olympia Village e con inizio alle ore 19, contro altre due università americane: Stanford (19 giugno) ed Ucla (21 giugno).
Mazzanti sarà a Ravenna a partire dalla prossima settimana per discutere con la società i prossimi movimenti di mercato e per iniziare gli allenamenti con la rosa dell'attuale stagione di B1 fatta eccezione per Ferro e Scariolo, a fine contratto e quindi lasciate libere.
Ringraziando il coach degli ultimi due campionati per l'impegno e i buoni risultati raggiunti, rende noto che il nuovo tecnico, il cui nome verrà comunicato entro qualche giorno, sarà individuato in un lotto di giovani allenatori con il quale impostare un programma a lunga scadenza, teso sempre e comunque in particolare alla valorizzazione delle giovani.
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