Sailing with a fleet to Thasos, the Athenians defeated them at sea and effected a landing on the island.
Polygnotos of Thasos was the earliest Greek painter of celebrity.
The siege of Thasos still continued, and the besieged took the precaution to send to Sparta for assistance.
The gold mines of Thasos—an island off the mainland of Thrace—are frequently mentioned by the ancient authors.
The rest went to the island of Thasos and there built a temple to Heracles, which he had himself seen, and the city of Thasos.
The Athenians in this way set Thucydides, the famous historian, over the mines of Thasos.
Theagĕnês, a native of Thasos, was noted for his swiftness of foot.
The expedition to Thasos had not been attended with results so glorious as to satisfy a people pampered by a series of triumphs.
He was lamented by Brutus as “the last of the Romans,” and buried at Thasos.
Copper-ore was found in Cyprus, gold in the island of Thasos, and purple-fish on the coasts of Hellas.