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AEGI´TIUM (Αἱγἱτιον), a town in Aetolia Epictetus, on the borders of Locris, situated in the midst of mountains, about 80 stadia from the sea. Here Demosthenes was defeated by the Aetolians, B.C. 426. Leake places it near Varnakova, where he found the remains of an ancient; city. (Thuc. 3.97; Leake, Northern Greece, vol. ii. p. 617.)

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