Among other things, it obtained the right to send five representatives to the Amphictyonic Council.As a city in a senatorial province, Nicopolis began minting its own copper coins (until 268).

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The city was founded in 29 BC by Caesar Augustus in commemoration of his victory in 31 BC over Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium nearby.

It was soon made the major city of the wider region of Epirus region.

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The new polis was considered capital of the territories of southern Epirus including Ambracia, most of Akarnania, and western Aetolia.

Many inhabitants of the surrounding areas – Kassopaia, Ambracia, parts of Acarnania (including Leukas, Palairos, Amphilochian Argos, Calydon, and Lysimachia) and western Aetolia – were forced to relocate to the new city.

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a polis (Greek city), free and autonomous, having the characteristics of civitas libera and civitas foederata, linked to Rome by a treaty (foedus).