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9. At the end of the same summer, Euetion an Athenian general, in concert with Perdiccas and1 assisted by a large force of Thracians, made an attack upon Amphipolis, which he failed to take. He then brought round triremes into the Strymon and besieged the place from the river, making Himeraeum his head-quarters. So the summer ended.

1 Failure of an attack upon Amphipolis.

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    • C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 5, 5.34
    • Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, 1.121
    • Charles F. Smith, Commentary on Thucydides Book 7, 7.70
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    • Raphael Kühner, Bernhard Gerth, Ausführliche Grammatik der griechischen Sprache, KG 1.3.1
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