Establishment of the League of Corinth

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Historical Context Note

The League of Corinth was established as a common peace agreement by Philip II of Macedonia after the Battle of Chaeronea. Its terms included the autonomy of the member city-states but also some military obligations on their part. Philip II was the official leader of the League.

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