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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A mountainous peninsula of northeast Greece projecting into the northern Aegean Sea with three fingerlike extensions.

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  • It was colonized by a people from Chalcis in Euboea, and commanded a large district called Chalcidice, in which there were thirty-two cities.

    The Olynthiacs and the Phillippics of Demosthenes Literally translated with notes

  • Next, Philip again invaded the Chalcidice peninsula in 349 and attacked the city of Olynthus.

    Alexander the Great

  • The road to the royal tombs at Vergina lay to the west, but he turned east skirting the capital at Pella and crossed over the Axios River, riding many miles along the coast to the Chalcidice peninsula.

    Alexander the Great

  • To the east the great three-fingered peninsula of Chalcidice reaches into the sea.

    Alexander the Great

  • Chalcidice, and sent over five hundred Peloponnesian hoplites and three hundred Chalcidian targeteers, under the sole command of

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Diogenes Laertius reports, evidently on the authority of Aristoxenus, that the last Pythagoreans were Xenophilus from the Thracian Chalcidice (Aristoxenus 'teacher), and four Pythagoreans from Phlius: Phanton, Echecrates, Diocles and Polymnastus.

    Pythagoreanism

  • Aristoxenus 'teacher, Xenophilus, who is identified as from the Thracian Chalcidice in the Fragments of Aristoxenus (Frs. 18 and 19 Wehrli), is identified as from Cyzicus in the catalogue.

    Pythagoreanism

  • Chalcidice and Bottica: some of the towns also were taken by him.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Under this treaty they went out to Chalcidice and other places, according as was their power.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Chalcidice, which was held by an Athenian garrison, having been invited by a few persons who were prepared to hand over the town.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

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