Ancient history sourcebook: 11th brittanica: delian league delian league, or confederacy of delos - the name given to a confederation of greek states under the leadership of athens, with its headquarters at delos, founded in 478 bc shortly after the final repulse of the expedition of the persians under xerxes i. The delian league : the delian league the delian league was an association about 150 greek city states under the leadership of athens, whose main purpose was to continue fighting persia after the greek victory in the 479bc.
Sparta was forced to accept athenian leadership of the delian league because she realised her own unfitness to conduct a war by sea in the eastern aegean and. Delian league: modern name of the athenian alliance, founded after the persian wars as a military organization directed against the achaemenid empire, but converted by the athenian politician pericles into an athenian empire. Video created by wesleyan university for the course the ancient greeks module 5 surveys the period between the end of the persian wars and the outbreak of the peloponnesian war, which came to be known as athens’ “golden age”. Listen to music from delian league like the questioning, days of regret & more find the latest tracks, albums, and images from delian league.
The delian league was an association of greek city-states in the 5th century bc as it was led by athens, it is sometimes pejoratively referred to as the athenian empire in 478 bc, following the defeat of xerxes' invasion of greece, pausanias the spartan led hellenic forces against the persians. The pathology they feared was that the american union would become like the athenian-led delian league, a tyranny of one state over the others, or would descend into anarchy among its members as foreign powers exploited their internal divisions, as happened to the delian league when persia intervened at the end of the peloponnesian war.
In conclusion, the delian league all began when athens was attempting to protect themselves from further persian aggression all of the city-states and most of the aegean islands all met on the island of delos and dicussed the becoming of this league. Athens & the delian league from the evidence of thucydides and the inscriptions, to what extent did athens treatment of her allies change during the period of 478-431 bc during the period of 478-431, athens' treatment of her allies changed dramatically as she rose to become the leader of an empire. Delian league is one of the alliances in age of empires online the delian league is the perfect alliance for players who enjoy base-building and strong defenses. The delian league, founded in 477 bc, was an association of greek city-states, members numbering between 150 173, to 330 under the leadership of athens, whos.
Delian league (dē`lēən), confederation of greek city-states under the leadership of athens the name is used to designate two distinct periods of alliance, the first 478. 21 ken oziah the delian league: a prelude to empire and war during the classical period of greece, the rise of the delian league was a major factor that led to the peloponnesian war. High-resolution versions of our original photographs are available for purchase for you to use in printed publications or elsewhere contact us for further information be sure to make a note of the url of the photos you are interested in.
The peloponnesian league was formed by sparta and many states in the peloponnese region for protection and strength, and to help protect the states from the rising athenian led delian league.
Start studying the delian league learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. It was a coalition of about 200 greek city-states formed under theleadership of athens after the persian invasion was repelled, toprotect the liberated greek cities in asia minor and the islandsafter peace was eventually made with the persian empire, athenscontinued to enforce collection of the war fund and spent it onitself, turning the. Athens only charged 1/60th of the money pouring into the delian league treasury that they were guarding their accounting was quick and accurate.Download