In 1333 it was annexed to Achaea, in 1336 to Servia, and in 1394 to Venice.
At Teuthea in Achaea she was worshipped as the goddess of the woodland pasture, and at Cnidus as the nurturer of the hyacinth.
Augustus made it the capital of Achaea; Hadrian enriched it with public works.
The district for administrative purposes forms part of the nome of Elis and Achaea (see Greece).
Howbeit not yet was it ordained for the heroes to set foot on Achaea, until they had toiled even in the furthest bounds of Libya.
All the princes of Achaea competed for her hand, having first taken an oath to avenge whomsoever she might choose for her husband.