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DECENNENSES a name found on an inscription (CIL vi. 31893) of c. 370 A.D., applied to those who dwelt in the Decennium or Decenniae. This was the swampy depression south-west of the Lateran, outside the Aurelian wall, through which the Marrana This stream, which is fed by the springs of the AQUA IULIA (q.v.), was brought to Rome by Calixtus II in 1122 (LA 325-327); see also CIRCUS MAXIMUS. flows. Decennium is a conjectural form; Decenniae appears in mediaeval documents (cf. Jord. ii. 318; HJ 220; BC 1891, 343, 355-6; RE iv. 2267).