Formation of the Delian League

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Historical Context Note

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