Ancient Nikopolis

Ancient Nikopolis

Ancient Nikopolis and the Archaeological Museum in Preveza
Nikopolis (the city of victory) was built on the orders of the emperor Augustus Octavian (or Octavius), the first emperor of Rome, to honor the gods, mainly Aktios Apollo or, as others say, Poseidon (the god of the sea ) and Aris (the god of war) for the victory they gave against Marcus Antonius and Cleopatra in the Great Battle of Actium in 31 BC.
The Archaeological Museum of Nikopolis includes:
collection of architectural members from the area of Nikopolis, collection of sculptures from the area of Nikopolis, gifts from the cemetery of the wider region of Nikopolis,
The history of Nikopolis from its abandonment to the modern times and the history of the excavation research and the excavation of the archaeological site from the beginning of the 20th century to the present.