Meaning of ABDERA in English


City of ancient Thrace on the Aegean Sea nearly opposite

First settled in the 7th century BC, it was colonized a second time с 540 BC. A prosperous member of the {{link=Delian League">Delian League , it was crippled in the 4th century BC by Thracian invasions. It was the home of Democritus and Protagoras .

Britannica English dictionary.      Английский словарь Британика.