Abdera - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a city on the southern coast of Thrace
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eneral comments on the career of the grammarian Hecataeus of Abdera.
Hortensius sacks Abdera.
The Roman senate restores the freedom of Abdera.
to Rome to oppose the claims of Cotys on the territory of Abdera.
Mithridates' garrison abandons Abdera.
ocritus) & Democritus of Abdera, who was a pupil of Leucip
(Protagoras) & Protagoras of Abdera.  & DiogLaert_9'
and religious, as Hecataeus of Abdera says. If it please
the citizens of Abdera brought Democritus to trial, on
"Diocles, a citizen of Abdera, speaks with great admirat
& Once Stratonicus to Abdera went, & To see some games
Nicaenetus of Samos or Abdera (whichever was really his
cedonian, Protagoras the Abderite, and Hippias the Elean,
This is what Hecataeus of (?) Abdera has related about
king's garrison at Abdera slipped away after the capture
(311-306) 1,000 Nikephoros of Abdera, son of Athenaios
it is, as Hecataeus of Abdera says, that the poets and
ers. Democritus of Abdera starved himself to death at the
of Darius, and travelled to Abdera. The people of Abder
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