A Thracian town known for the foolishness of its inhabitants.
Origin of abdera
From Ancient Greek Ἄβδηρα (Abdēra).
Abdera Sentence Examples
ANAXARCHUS (c. 340 B.C.), a Greek philosopher of the school of Democritus, was born at Abdera.
PROTAGORAS (c. 481-411 B.C.), Greek philosopher, was born at Abdera.
Hecataeus Of Abdera >>
In 376 a large band of Triballi crossed Mt Haemus and advanced as far as Abdera; they were preparing to besiege the city, when Chabrias appeared off the coast with the Athenian fleet and compelled them to retire.