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  • Despite his advocacy of resistance to Persian occupation, Aristides was ostracized in 482 BCE, most likely on account of his failure to support Themistocles 'plan to use silver from the new mines at Laurium to build a fleet.

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  • For never yet before had they seen seafaring ships, neither the Scythians mingled with the Thracians, nor the Sigynni, nor yet the Graucenii, nor the Sindi that now inhabit the vast desert plain of Laurium.

    The Argonautica

  • Le Laurium Antique et la technique gracque de la production de l 'argent.

    How Taiwan Became Chinese

  • Laurium, where are the silver mines belonging to the Athenians.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • The Athenians will at once be deprived of the revenues which they obtain from the silver mines of Laurium, and of all the profits which they make by the land or by the law courts: above all, the customary tribute will cease to flow in; for their allies, when they see that you are now carrying on the war in earnest, will not mind them.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Laurium; how is he going to stop there without provisions?

    Ways and Means

  • Paralian region as far as Laurium, where the Athenian silver mines are, and first laid waste the side looking towards Peloponnese, next that which faces Euboea and Andros.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Athenians will at once be deprived of their revenues from the silver mines at Laurium, of their present gains from their land and from the law courts, and above all of the revenue from their allies, which will be paid less regularly, as they lose their awe of Athens and see you addressing yourselves with vigour to the war.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • From the mountains of Marathon to the lowlands of Eleusis, from the silver mines of Laurium to the harbor of Piraeus, Attica was nearly empty.

    The Battle of Salamis

  • After ravaging the plain the Peloponnesians advanced into the Paralian region as far as Laurium, where the Athenian silver mines are, and first laid waste the side looking toward the Peloponnesus, next that which faces Euboea and Andros.

    THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES

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