actium actium


  1. (n) an ancient town on a promontory in western Greece
  2. (n) the naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC

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  • Twenty years ago Mr. Green wrote his gripping study "Alexander to Actium," which gave a fine defense of the Hellenistic Age -- its science, its new civic freedoms for women, its new cities and suburbs, its emphasis on private space rather than...
    on Apr 30, 2007 By: Peter Green Source: Wall Street Journal

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