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Achaia
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In its meeting of 13 January 27 BC, the Senate resolved to set up A. as a senatorial province (Cass. Dio 53,12; Str. 17,3,25), comprising central Greece and the  Peloponnese together with  Epirus, Acarnania ( Acarnanians) including the Ionian islands, also  Aetolia,  Thessaly,  Sporades,  Cyclades excluding Astypalaea and Amorgus, but with  Euboea. A. was to be governed by a  proconsul pro praetore (residing in the Roman colony of Laus Iulia Corinthus), alongside a  legatus Augusti pro praetore and a  quaestor ; several procuratores looked after the imperial i…

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Olshausen, Eckart (Stuttgart), “Achaia”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 23 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e101780>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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