The Nuttall Encyclopedia
One of the Ionian Islands, 9 m. off the NW. coast of the Morea, is 24 m. long and 12 broad; raises currants, the produce of a dwarf vine, and exports large quantities annually. Zante, the capital, on a bay on the E. coast, is a clean and prosperous town, most so of any in the group of islands.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Zante'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/z/zante.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.