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Actium (promontory)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: W.M. Murray
Contributors: R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, Jeffrey Becker
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Last modified Feb 15, 2024 10:08 AM History
A promontory on the southern side of the entrance to the Ambracian Gulf from the Ionian Sea. It was in the sea off this promontory in 31BC that M. Antonius suffered a famous naval defeat at the hands of Octavian.

38.923568, 20.749775

cape, promontory

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 54 C4 Actium Pr.

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Akra Akri

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W.M. Murray, R. Talbert, Sean Gillies, Tom Elliott, and Jeffrey Becker, 'Actium (promontory): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2024 <> [accessed: 01 March 2024]

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