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  • In the Gaggiolo stream there are large numbers of crayfish Astacus pallipes, and in the karst caves of the southern slopes many cave-dwelling crustacea and millipedes.

    Monte San Giorgio, Switzerland

  • They also stormed the town of Astacus, and driving out Evarchus who was tyrant there, added it to the Athenian confederacy.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • They sailed to Astacus, and restored Evarchus; they then tried to gain over certain other towns on the coast of Acarnania; but, failing in their attempt, they proceeded homewards.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • During the following winter, Evarchus the Acarnanian, desiring to be restored to Astacus, persuaded the Corinthians to sail with forty ships and fifteen hundred hoplites and reinstate him, he himself hiring some mercenaries.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Peloponnesian fleet, the Athenians in Naupactus, under Phormio, coasted along to Astacus and disembarked, and marched into the interior of Acarnania with four hundred Athenian heavy infantry and four hundred Messenians.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Acarnanians of Palaira, they stormed Astacus, expelled its tyrant

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • In the ensuing winter the Acarnanian Evarchus, wishing to return to Astacus, persuaded the Corinthians to sail over with forty ships and fifteen hundred heavy infantry and restore him; himself also hiring some mercenaries.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Lobsters and Crayfish Saltwater lobsters (species of Homarus and Nephrops) and freshwater crayfish (Astacus, Procambarus, and others) are generally the largest crustaceans in their neighborhood.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • In the course of this winter, after the dispersion of the Peloponnesian fleet, the Athenians in Naupactus under Phormio coasted along to Astacus, disembarked, and marched into the interior of Acarnania with four hundred Athenian hoplites and four hundred Messenians.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

  • A Corinthian fleet retakes Astacus, raids Acarnania, and is repulsed at Cephallenia.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

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