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ταύτην. The city is here elicited from the people Ὀλυνθίους (sup.), the converse is common (121. 1). Βοττιαῖοι: cf. vii. 123. 3 n. τῷ Χαλκιδικῷ γένεϊ (cf. vii. 185. 2). The inhabitants of the Chalcidic colonies, after whom the whole peninsula was called Chalcidice. In 432 B. C., under the influence of Perdiccas, Olynthus became the centre and capital of all these Hellenic settlements on the coast. The Bottiaei coalesce with the colonists and act in close conjunction with them (Thuc. i. 57 f.; ii. 79, 99, 101; iv. 7).
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