PATRAI (Ancient city) ACHAIA
City of Achaia, founded by Patreus, made Roman colony by Augustus, its extension, cities of Locris made dependent on it by Augustus, its women twice as many as its men, Patreans worship Laphria, help Aetolians against Gauls.
Old name of Patrae.
However, while they (Peloponneseans) were coasting along their own shore, there were the Athenians sailing along in line with them; and when they tried to cross over from Patrae in Achaea to the mainland on the other side, on their way to Acarnania, they saw them again coming out from Chalcis and the river Evenus to meet them.
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