- an ancient city in NE Greece, on the Chalcidice Peninsula.
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With this promise of success Agesipolis marched forward against Olynthus.Hellenica
And at this time Sparta was at war with Olynthus, a city far to the north.Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)
There was among the cities near Olynthus another of the name of Scolus.
Such are the First Philippic and the three orations for Olynthus.
Thebes is betrayed to Sparta, during her war against Olynthus.
- an ancient city in N Greece: the centre of Chalcidice
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