About the same time that these earthquakes were so common, the sea at
Orobiae, in Euboea, retiring from the then line of coast, returned in a huge
wave and invaded a great part of the town, and retreated leaving some of it
still under water; so that what was once land is now sea; such of the inhabitants perishing as could not run up to the higher ground
Thucydides. The Peloponnesian War. London, J. M. Dent; New York, E. P. Dutton. 1910.
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