At the close of the same summer the Athenian
general Euetion marched in concert with Perdiccas with a large body of
Thracians against Amphipolis, and failing to take it brought some galleys
round into the Strymon, and blockaded the town from the river, having his
base at Himeraeum.Summer was now over.
Thucydides. The Peloponnesian War. London, J. M. Dent; New York, E. P. Dutton. 1910.
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