The Roman Map of Britain Rate Corieltavorum Leicester, Leicestershire
(R&C 92-93) next
Rate Rate vars. Race Rache, Rage Rage (Ptolemy II 3 11) a polis of the Coritani (Corieltauui)
Ratas (AI 4774 Iter vi)
Ratis (AI 4793 Iter viii)
Ratis (CIL xvi 160)
A Ratis M(ilia Passuum) II (RIB 2244, a milestone)
[C]ivitatis Corieltauuorom* (tile found at Tripontium)
C(ivitas) COR(i)EL(tauvorum) (Britannia xxiv (1993) 318, lead sealing found at Thorpe in the Glebe)
RATAE CORIELTAUVORUM; LEICESTER; LEICESTER; LEICESTERSHIRE; SETTLEMENT, IRON AGE SK 58 04 EHNMR-631558
*Tomlin, R S O 1983 'Non Coritani sed Corieltauvi', Antiq J, 63 (1983), 353-5.
*RIB II.5 2491.150 - a note in Britannia 2003 states that this should be taken as Corieltavi rather than Corieltauvi. Perhaps this eltavi is the same as Eltabo (R&C 2). I would guess el- represents salt, and that -tavo is the same as for Taw 'flow', perhaps another name for the Wash.
Antiquaries Journal v.82 (2002)
Does Corieltavi Mean ‘Army of Many Rivers'? Building on recent evidence that the tribal name of the British people of the Leicester region is Corieltavi, this paper suggests an interpretation of their name as meaning ‘host of (the region of) many rivers'.