- a coastal region of the W central part of ancient Greece: now part of the province of Aetolia and Acarnania in modern Greece.
Modern Greek Akarnanía.
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The name of Troy has been heard, perchance, even in Acarnania?Andromache</p>
However, the hope of recovering Acarnania principally moved them.
The regency confided to M. Lepidus, 201, who hands over the administration to Aristomenes of Acarnania.A Manual of Ancient History</p>
A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren
Acarnania marks the line of country, which formed the ordinary route from Thessaly to Peloponnesus.Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3
W. E. Gladstone
While affairs at Ambracia were in this state, the Ætolians had returned from ravaging Acarnania, to Stratus.The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End