Formation of the Delian League

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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The Persian threat prompted this alliance of Greek states, with headquarters on the island of Delos. Athens assumed the leadership of the League.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Formation of the Delian League". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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