city of victory, where Paul intended to winter (Titus 3:12). There were several cities of this name. The one here referred to was most probably that in Epirus, which was built by Augustus Caesar to commemorate his victory at the battle of Actium (B.C. 31). It is the modern Paleoprevesa, i.e., "Old Prevesa." The subscription to the epistle to Titus calls it "Nicopolis of Macedonia", i.e., of Thrace. This is, however, probably incorrect.
But peace did not ensue, and Sisvan had to flee before Ali, and surrendered at nicopolis.
The other surrounding settlements are dependent on nicopolis.
After passing through the Hippodromos is the nicopolis, which contains buildings fronting the sea not less numerous than a city.
The Bishop of nicopolis fell into his hands, and was flung into the river.
He was invited to nicopolis by Bogoris, king of the Bulgarians, to decorate a banqueting-hall in his palace.
The Christian army was defeated at nicopolis in 1396, and the French slain or made prisoners.
He married in nicopolis (Turkey) a very beautiful wife, through whom he attracted followers.
On passing the Straits the Turks paraded before their eyes the knights made captives at nicopolis.
Titus was directed by Paul to leave Crete and meet him in nicopolis, where he meant to spend the winter.
What a heavy time of waiting it must have been while the Christian host lay before nicopolis.