(Ἀνακτόριον; Anaktórion). Corinthian foundation of the 7th cent. BC (Str. 10,2,8; FGrH 90 Nicolaus F 57,7), in co-operation with Corcyra (Thuc. 1,55,1) [different in 1. 6-48, 132-148] on the south coast of the gulf of Ambracia. Ports in the gulf and the Ionic Sea near the polis sanctuary of Actium (Scyl. 34). In 479 BC, A. fought alongside the Greeks at Plataeae (Hdt. 9,28,5; Paus. 5,23,2 f.), in 433 BC, it was captured by Corinth, and in…
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