of island city-states and Asia Minor colonies formed after
the Persian Wars to protect against future Persian
invasions. Headquarters was in Delos, an island colony in
the Aegean Sea. Athens eventually took over the Delian
League and used it to further its ambitions for empire. The
result was unrest and, eventually war--the Peloponnesian
Learn more about the area as a whole.
on the Web:
Delian League in Detail
Read all about this getting together of city-states plunged
the Greek world into civil war.
Delian League in
Before, during, and after listings give you perspective on
the League and its place in history.
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