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1) Aetolia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aetolia, (etol´y) (KEY) , region of ancient Greece, N of the Gulf of Corinth and the Gulf of Calydon, E of the Achelous River (separating it from Acarnania). Little...

2) Aetolia. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...An ancient region of central Greece north of the Gulfs of Corinth and Calydon (Patras). Aetolia was briefly significant in Greek history after the formation in 290...

3) Aetolian Hero (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Diomede, who was king of Aetolia. Ovid. 1...

4) Aetolian League. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aetolian League, confederation centering in the cities of Aetolia. It was formed in the 4th cent. B.C. and began to gain power in the 3d cent. in opposing the Achaean...

5) Mesolongion. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...(KEY) or Missolonghi (mislong´ge) (KEY) , town (1991 pop. 12,103), capital of Aetolia and Acarnania prefecture, W central Greece, a port on the Gulf of Patrai. It...

6) Leda, in Greek mythology. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Leda, in Greek mythology, (le´d) (KEY) , in Greek mythology, daughter of Thestios, king of Aetolia, and wife of Tyndareus, king of Sparta. According to most legends,...

7) h. The Macedonian Empire. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...by a rumor that Alexander had died while on campaign, Thebes, Athens, Arcadia, Elis, and Aetolia revolted against Macedonian hegemony. Alexander swiftly moved south,...

8) Akheloos. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...It is a source of hydroelectric power. It formed a part of the boundary between ancient Aetolia and Acarnania and was formerly called Aspropotamos....

9) D. Classical Greece and the Hellenistic World. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
...Sea), and Thessaly in the east. Central Greece began at the Thermopylae Pass and contained Aetolia, Locris, and Phocis in the west; Boeotia in the center; and Attica...

10) The Loves of Rivers by Ovid. Heathcote William Garrod, comp. 1912. The Oxford Book of Latin Verse
...requiram, 35 Herculis irata fracta querere manu: nec tanti Calydon nec tota Aetolia tanti, una tamen tanti Deianira fuit. ille fluens diues septena per ostia Nilus,...

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