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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 278 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NAUPACTUS (Ital. Lepanto, mod. Gr. Epakto), a town in the nomarchy of Acarnania and Aetolia, Greece, situated on a bay on the north side of the straits of Lepanto. The harbour, once the best on the northern coast of the Corinthian Gulf, is now the grand-duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt. It was the scene of fighting between the French and the Germans in 1762 and again in 1792. See GrSdel, Bad Nauheim, seine Kurmittel (9th ed., Friedberg, 1903) ; Credner, Die Kurmittel in Bad Nauheim (Leipzig, 1894); Bode, Bad Nauheim, seine Kurmittel and Erfolge (Wiesbaden, 1889) ; and Weber, Die Park- and Waldanlagen vom Bad Nauheim (Nauheim, 1906).
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