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An ancient city of northeast Greece. Founded as a Corinthian colony in 609 bc, it revolted against Athens in 432 but was reconquered in 429 after a two-year siege. Philip of Macedon destroyed the city in 356.
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So those of them who could not swim perished, and those who could were slain by the men of Potidaia
who put out to them in boats," it added.
In the Charmides, Socrates reports what he learned from a Thracian doctor while he was away from Athens on the long Athenian siege of Potidaia
95) Before Potidaia
means the early months of 432, the very months in which Socrates first began speaking with Alkibiades as recorded in the two Alkibiades.