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LE´CYTHUS (Λήκυθος), a town in the peninsula of Sithonia in Chalcidice, not far from Torone, with a temple to Athena. The town was attacked by Brasidas, who took it by storm, and consecrated the entire cape to the goddess. Everything was demolished except the temple and the buildings connected with it. (Thuc. 4.115, 116.)


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    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.115
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