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ἔξω—sc. τοῦ ἰσθμοῦ, the land they had in Λcarnania. For the isthmus see c. 81, 1.

τὸ ἱερόν—at the southernmost corner of the island.

οἱ δὲ Ἀκαρνᾶνες—Leucas and Anactorium (c. 114, 3) Corinthian colonies, controlled the entrance to the Ambracian gulf.

ἀποτειχίζειν—‘to cut them off from the mainland.’ In c. 95, 2 this projected wall is referred to as περιτείχισις, i.e. wall from sea to sea.

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