- a city on the Chalcidice Peninsula, whose revolt against Athens in 432 b.c. was one of the causes of the Peloponnesian War.
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Send an army into Attica, and compel the Athenians to withdraw their forces from Potidaea.Stories from Thucydides
H. L. Havell
They afterwards sent settlers of their own to Potidaea, and colonized it.
They arrived in Thrace forty days after the revolt of Potidaea.
Potidaea fell in 356 and Methone, the last Athenian stronghold, in 353.Authors of Greece
T. W. Lumb
So at length Potidaea was strongly invested on either side, and from the sea by the ships co-operating in the blockade.