Ambracia

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Ambracia:

see ÁrtaÁrta
, formerly Ambracia
, city (1991 pop. 21,286), capital of Árta prefecture, W Greece, in Epirus, near the mouth of the Arachtus River. It is a trading and shipping center for agricultural goods including cotton, grain, citrus fruits, almonds, and
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(18) Sometime during the Demetrian War, Tegea, Mantineia, Orchomenos, and perhaps Ambrakia and Amphilochia, had all joined the Aitolian League.
7.7.6: Ambrakia and the other cities of Epirus were so depopulated by constant warfare with Rome and Macedonia that Augustus synoecized (sun-kise) the remaining cities into one.