Latin names of rivers

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Following is a list of rivers stating the Latin and equivalent English name.

Latin English, (other) and older names
Abdua, Addua Adda
Achelous¹ Acheloos (Achelous)
Aciris Agri
Adonis Nahr Ibrahim (Lebanon)
Adrana Eder
Aenus, Oenus Inn
Aesis Esino
Aesontius, Sontius Soča (Isonzo)
Alara Aller
Albis Elbe (Labe, Łaba)
Alpheus¹ Alpheus (Alfeiós/Alpheiós)
Alutus Olt
Amber Amper, Ammer
Amisia, Amisus Ems
Ana, Anas Guadiana
Anio Aniene (Teverone)
Anisus Enns
Apo Caraş (Karaš)
Arabo, Raba Rába (Raab)
Arar Saône
Araros Buzău
Arauris Hérault
Arda Arda
Ariminus Marecchia
Arnus Arno
Argessos, Argessus¹ Argeş
Arsia, Arsa Raša (Arsia)
Arula Aar
Arva Orava
Asis Aso
Atax Aude
Aternus Aterno
Atesis Adige (Etsch)
Aufentus Ufente
Aufidus Ofanto
Auvona Avon (Bristol?)
Avens Velino
Axius¹ Vardar (Axiós)
Axona Aisne
Baetis Guadalquivir
Basana Bosna
Boactes Vara
Borysthenes Dnieper (Dniepr)
Bradanus Bradano
Calipus Sado
Calor Calore Irpino
Calor Calore Lucano
Casuentus Basento
Cephissus¹ (Athenae) Cephissus (Athens) (Kephissós, Kifissós)
Cephissus¹ (Boeotia) Cephissus (Boeotia)
Cephissus¹ (Eleusis) Cephissus (Eleusis)
Chalusus, Treva Trave
Clanis Clanio, Lagni[1]
Clitumnus Clitunno
Clota Clyde
Colapis Kupa (Kolpa)
Conovius Conwy
Crathis Crati
Crisus, Crisia Körös (Criş)
Cusus, Vagus Váh (Vág, Waag)
Danuvius, Danubius Upper Danube (Donau, Duna, Dunaj, Dunav, Dunărea)
Dierna Cerna
Dubis Doubs
Duria maior, Duria Bautica Dora Baltea
Duria minor Dora Riparia
Durius Douro (Duero)
Dravus Drave (Drau, Drava, Dráva)
Fertor, Frento Fortore
Flosis Potenza
Flusor Chienti
Flussorius Fiastra
Formio Rižana (Risano)
Garumna Garonne
Genusus Shkumbin
Gerros, Gerrus¹ Molochnaya
Helinius Helinium
Hierasus¹ Siret
Hypanis¹ Southern Bug (Boh, Buh)
Iberus Ebro (Ebre)
Idanus, Addua Ain
Ilargus Iller
Iria Staffora
Isala, Sala IJssel
Isara, Aesia, Oesia Oise
Isara, Isarus, Isargus Isar
Isara Isère
Isarus, Isarcus Eisack (Isarco)
Isaurus Foglia
Ister Lower Danube (Donau, Duna, Dunaj, Dunav, Dunărea)
Julia, Licus Gail
Juvavus, Isonta Salzach
Lametus Amato
Laus Lao
Leontes Litani River (Lebanon)
Licus, Lica, Licca Lech
Limia Lima
Liquentia Livenza
Liris, Clanis Garigliano (Liri)
Lupia, Luppia Lippe
Lycus Nahr al-Kalb (Lebanon)
Macra Maira
Macra Magra
Margus Velika Morava (Serbia)
Marisus, Marisia Mureş (Maros, Marusza)
Mataurus, Metaurus Metauro
Metaurus Petrace
Matrona Marne
Medoacus maior, Brinta Brenta
Medoacus minor Bacchiglione
Moënus Main
Minius Minho (Miño)
Misco Musone
Moldavia, Multavia Vltava (Moldau)
Monda Mondego River
Moravia Morava (Central Europe) (March)
Mosa Meuse
Mosella Moselle
Murus Mur (Mura)
Naparis Ialomiţa
Naro Neretva
Natiso Natisone
Natissis Noteć (Netze)
Nicer Neckar
Nura Nure
Oenus Inn
Ollius, Olius Oglio
Oltis Lot
Orbis Orbe
Ordessos Argeş
Orontes Orontes River (Lebanon)
Orgus Orco
Panticapes Inhul
Peneus¹ (Elea) Peneus (Ilia), (Pineiós/Peneiós)
Peneus¹ (Tempe) Peneus (Tempe), (Pineiós/Peneiós, Salambria)
Padus, Eridanus¹ Po
Phrudis Bresle
Pisaurus Foglia
Plavis Piave
Potentia Potenza
Pyretus Prut
Rhenus Rhine (Rijn, Rhin, Rhein, Reno, Rein)
Rabon Jiu (Zsil)
Rha¹ Volga
Rhodanus Rhône
Rubico Rubicon (Pisciatello, Fiumicino, Rubicone)
Rura Ruhr
Sabatus Sabbato
Sabatus Savuto
Sabis Sambre
Sabis Selle
Sabrina Severn
Sagrus Sangro
Sala Franconian Saale
Sala Saxon Saale
Samara Somme
Samus Someş (Szamos)
Saravus Saar
Sargetia Strei
Savus Sava (Száva)
Scultenna Panaro (Scoltenna)
Secia Secchia
Sena Misa
Silarus Sillaro
Silarus, Silerus, Siler Sele
Sequana Seine
Sesites, Sessites Sesia
Siris Sinni
Spreva Spree
Strymon¹ Struma (Karasu, Strimónis)
Stura Stura di Demonte
Suasanus Cesano
Sybaris Coscile
Tagus Tajo (Tejo, Tagus)
Tamaca Tâmega
Tamarus Tammaro
Tamesis, Tamesa Thames
Tanager Tanagro (Negro)
Tanais Don
Tanarus Tanaro
Tarus Taro
Tedanius Zrmanja (Zermagna)
Tessuinus Tesino
Thader Segura
Tiber Tiber (Tevere)
Tibiscus, Tibisis Timiş (Temes, Tamiš)
Ticinus Ticino (Tessin)
Timacus Timok
Tinna Tenna
Tifernus Biferno
Tirinus Tirino
Tisia Tisza (Tissa, Theiss)
Titius, Corcoras, Korkoras¹ Krka (Cherca)
Tolerus, Trerus Sacco
Trebia Trebbia
Trinius Trigno
Truentus Tronto
Tyras Dniester (Dniestr, Nistru)
Umbro Ombrone
Vacua Vouga
Varta Warta (Warthe)
Varus Stura di Lanzo
Varus Var
Viadua, Viadrua, Odera Oder (Odra)
Visurgis Weser
Vistula Vistula (Wisła, Weichsel)
Volturnus Volturno
Vomanus Vomano

¹ - Latinized spelling of a Greek name.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alberto Manco, "The Italian hydronym lagno", Università di Napoli L’Orientale, 2009.

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