Eblana is the name of an ancient Irish settlement which appears in the Geographia of Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy), the Greek astronomer and cartographer, around the year 140 AD. It was traditionally believed by scholars to refer to the same site as the modern city of Dublin. For example, the 19th-century writer Louis Agassiz used Eblana as a Latin equivalent for Dublin. More recent scholarship however favours the north County Dublin seaside village of Loughshinny due to its proximity to Drumanagh, an important trading site with strong links to Roman Britain, (it has even been described as a bridgehead of a possible Roman invasion). There is no definitive proof to tie Eblana with any location, however, so its exact identity is still a matter of speculation.
Eblana is the name of an ancient Irish settlement.
Eblana may also refer to:
- Eblan (or Eblana), a monarchy in the video game Final Fantasy IV ruled by King and Queen Geraldine