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The capture of Eion, on the Strymon, with its Persian garrison, by Cimonon, led to the settlement of Amphipolis by the Athenians; and the fall of the cities which the Persians had occupied in Thrace and in the various islands of the Ægean increased the power of Athens.
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It fell into his hands, as well as Stageirus, and he was thus enabled to lay plans for the acquisition of Amphipolis, which was founded by Athenian colonists.
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But Amphipolis was lost by the negligence of the Athenian commanders.
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Brasidas, after the fall of Amphipolis, extended his military operations with success.
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The war party triumphed, and Cleon, by no means an able general, was sent with an expedition to recover Amphipolis, B.C. 422.
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He succeeded in taking Torone, but Amphipolis, built on a hill in the peninsula formed by the river Strymon, as it passes from the Strymonic Gulf to Lake Kerkernilis, was a strongly fortified place in which Brasidas intrenched.
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He was obliged to remain inactive at Eion, at the mouth of the river, three miles distant from Amphipolis, which excited great discontent in his army, but which was the wiser course, until his auxiliaries arrived.
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The battle of Amphipolis was decisive; it led to a peace between the contending parties.
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By the provisions of this treaty of peace, which was made for fifty years, Amphipolis was restored to the Athenians, all persons had full liberty to visit the public temples of Greece, the Athenians restored the captive Spartans, and the various towns taken during the war were restored on both sides.
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Athens returned the captive Spartans she had held since the battle of Sphacteria, but Amphipolis was not restored, from the continued enmity of the Thracian cities.
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But Iphicrates did not recover Amphipolis, which was a free city, and had become attached to the Spartans after Brasidas had taken it.
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The Thebans and Macedonians now united to protect the freedom of Amphipolis against Athens.
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But he made peace with Athens by yielding up Amphipolis, for the possession of which the Athenians had made war in Macedonia.
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The Athenians, however, neglected to take possession of Amphipolis, being engaged in a struggle to regain the island of Eubœa, then under the dominion of Thebes.
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One of the first things he did after defeating the Illyrians was to lay siege to Amphipolis, although he had ceded the city to Athens.
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Amphipolis had long remained free, and was not disposed to give up its liberties, and sent to Athens for aid.
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The neglect of Athens was a great mistake, for Amphipolis commanded the passage over the Strymon, and shut up Macedonia from the east, and was, moreover, easily defensible by sea.
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The capture of Amphipolis by Philip was, of course, followed by war with Athens, which lasted twelve years.
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In the spring of 334 B.C., his army was mustered between Pella and Amphipolis, while his fleet was at hand to render assistance.
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M525 Consequences of the battle of Amphipolis.
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Examples of Amphipoli

Example #1
M1114 Persecution of the Christians.
Example #2
The first ten years of the Athenian hegemony or headship were years of active warfare against the Persians.
Example #3
He soon became master of the surrounding territory.
Example #4
Brasidas, with a large force, including seventeen hundred hoplites, rapidly marched through Thrace and Thessaly, and arrived in Macedonia safely, and attacked Acanthus, an ally of Athens.
Example #5
Encles and Thucydides, the historian, to whom the defense of the place was intrusted, had means ample to prevent the capture had they employed ordinary precaution.
Example #6
Athens, discouraged and baffled, lost all the prestige she had gained.