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Ἀχελῷον—frontier between Aetolia and Acarnania. The route:— Through the territory of Stratus, the greatest city in Acarnania, westwards to the territory of Phytia (Phoitia); thence northwards through Eastern Medionia, which brought Eurylochus to the Ambraciau gulf; thence eastwards across the district of Limnaea, avoiding the town (of doubtful name) at the SE. corner of the gulf; and so across the low hills called Thyamus, and through the friendly territory of the Agraei; hence down into the territory of Argos, between that city and Crenae, to Olpae.
αὖθις—‘then,’ or ‘afterwards.’ It is usual to make Μεδεῶνος depend on παρ᾽ ἔσχατα; but Herbst seems right in taking Μεδεῶνος with διά, and making παρ᾽ ἔσχατα modify the namc of both districts; i.e. they went along the border of Phytia and also of Medionia. Ἀγραϊκόν for ἀγροῖκον of the MSS., which is not used of districts, is a certain emendation.
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