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Corviʹnus [a raven]

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Jaʹnos Hunʹyady, Governor of Hungary, is so called from the raven on his shield.

There were two Romans so calledviz. Valeʹrius Maxʹimus Corviʹnus Messaʹla, and Valeʹrius Messaʹla Corviʹnus.

Marcus Valeʹrius was so called because, in a single combat with a gigantic Gaul during the Gallic war, a raven flew into the Gaul’s face and so harassed him that he could neither defend himself nor attack his adversary.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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