After this Thucydides put all in order at
Eion to secure it against any present or future attack of Brasidas, and
received such as had elected to come there from the interior according to
the terms agreed on.
Meanwhile Brasidas suddenly sailed with a number of boats down the river to
Eion to see if he could not seize the point running out from the wall, and
so command the entrance; at the same time he attempted it by land, but was beaten off on both sides
and had to content himself with arranging matters at Amphipolis and in the
Myrcinus, an Edonian town, also came over to him; the Edonian king Pittacus having been killed by the sons of Goaxis and his
own wife Brauro; and Galepsus and Oesime, which are Thasian colonies, not long after
followed its example.Perdiccas too came up immediately after the capture and joined in these
Thucydides. The Peloponnesian War. London, J. M. Dent; New York, E. P. Dutton. 1910.
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