First Social War

(37 words)

Historical Context Note

ôSocial Warö is the name given by ancient historians to a conflict opposing members of an alliance. Athens' supremacy within the Athenian Confederacy caused discontent and an ensuing revolt against Athens led by Rhodes, Cos and Chios.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "First Social War". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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