Statistics for occurrence #1 of “silver mines” in chapter 12 of Thomas R. Martin, An Overview of Classical Greek History from Mycenae to Alexander:
... important Athenian colony near the coast that the
Athenians regarded as essential to their strategic position. Brasidas' success there
robbed Athens of access to gold and silver mines and a major source of timber for
building warships. Even though he was not directly involved in the battle at
Amphipolis, Thucydides lost his command and was forced into e...
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