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Agrinium
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Aetolians, Aetolia | Acarnanians, Acarnania

(Ἀγρίνιον; Agrínion). Originally an Acarnanian town, in 314 BC under Cassander  synoikismos of the  Derieis in A., then, after capture by the  Aetolians (Diod. Sic. 19,67 f.), it became a member of the Aetolian koinon (several strategoi hailed from A.). Remains of the town (walls, stoa, houses) localized near Megali Chora, 3 km north-west of the modern A. (regional museum).

 Acarnania;  Strategos

Bibliography

C. Antonetti, Les Étoliens, 1990, 23…

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Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Agrinium”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 08 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e108770>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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