The Achaean Confederacy was then the principal power of Greece. Increasing diplomatic tension with Rome led to its defeat and dismantling, along with the sack and destruction of Corinth. After the Achaean War, the history of Ancient Greece became inseparable from the history of Rome.
Bouchard, Elsa. "Achaean War". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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