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Achaea

(əkē`ə), region of ancient Greece, in the northern part of the Peloponnesus on the Gulf of Corinth. It lay between Sicyon and Elis. There the Achaeans supposedly remained when driven from other parts of Greece by the Dorian invasion. The small Achaean cities eventually banded together in the First Achaean LeagueAchaean League
, confederation of cities on the Gulf of Corinth. The First Achaean League, about which little is known, was formed presumably before the 5th cent. B.C. and lasted through the 4th cent. B.C. Its purpose was mutual protection against pirates.
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, but exerted little influence. Later, however, the Second Achaean League became an important factor. After the downfall of the league, the name Achaea, or Achaia, was given to a Roman province in the Peloponnesus.

Achaea

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1. a department of Greece, in the N Peloponnese. Capital: Patras. Pop.: 318 928 (2001). Area: 3209 sq. km (1239 sq. miles)
2. a province of ancient Greece, in the N Peloponnese on the Gulf of Corinth: enlarged as a Roman province in 27 bc
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In Webster's Achaia, then, the concept of freedom is compartmentalized and largely detached from a politicized worldview.
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2011, "Comparison of the implementation of rock engineering system and analytic hierarchy process methods, upon landslide susceptibility mapping, using GIS: a case study from the Eastern Achaia County of Peloponnesus, Greece," Environ.
And he made clear that the sharing of his experience of persecution with the brothers from Corinth and Achaia was for him a great factor of consolation.
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Paul expounds the principles of partnership as he exhorts the church in Achaia to match the generosity of the churches further north (2 Cor.
The most surprising result is the conclusion that Paul sends money to Jerusalem twice, the first time from Galatia before he goes to Corinth, the second money from Macedonia and Achaia sent from Corinth before writing Romans.
Por eso, en la primera parte de su obra, Early Pauline Chronology: From Jerusalem to Achaia, Riesner analiza y compara con Cartas y Hechos cada dato extrabiblico de que disponemos para establecer una cronologia verificada.
A third soilscape of Pleistocene coastal terraces in arid coastal Corinthia, Achaia and Cyprus, has soils which accumulate salts such as carbonate in soft masses ('havara' and 'panchina' of Calcids) distinct from bedrock limestone (Soteriades & Koundounas 1969; Higgins & Higgins 1996).