Sites & cities that bear the name of Actium


Today in : Greece
First trace of activity : 750 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 300 C.E
Recorded names : Ἄκτιον, Aktion , Punta

Description : Actium or Aktion (Ancient Greek: Ἄκτιον) was a town on a promontory in ancient Acarnania at the entrance of the Ambraciot Gulf off which Augustus gained his celebrated victory over Antony and Cleopatra, on September 2, 31 BCE.

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