Brill’s New Pauly

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(Ναύπακτος/Naúpaktos, Latin Naupactus).

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I. Location

Coastal town in West Locris (Locrians [1]), about 9 km from the strait of Rhion and Antirrhion, protected by a promontory of the Rhigani mountains (cf. Scyl. 35; Str. 9,4,7; 10,2,3; Plin. HN 4,6; Ptol. 3,14). The plains to the east and …

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Daverio Rocchi, Giovanna (Milan) and Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg), “Naupactus”, 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 23 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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