actium : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an ancient town on a promontory in western Greece
- n the naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC
- Peter Green in Wall Street Journal
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...