Essays Tagged: "Delian League"

"Battle of Marathon" This essay talks about the great Battle of Marathon during the Persian Wars in ancient Greece 490 BCE

. The league included all Aegean states in the interest of their common welfare, and was called The Delian League. At first it was as a leader that Athens lead the allies, who sent members to a genera ... s ideals and attitudes. Pericles took advantage of Athens position of power and used money from the Delian League to fund the construction of major pieces of architecture in the city. Without Pericles ...

(6 pages) 106 0 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Age of Pericles from (461-429 B.C.).

affected the polis.Pericles tried to enlarge the wealth and power of Athens. He used the money from Delian League's treasury to build Athens's 200-ship navy into the strongest in the Mediterranean. A ... ain and other raw material.Pericles also used money from the empire to beautify Athens. Without the Delian League's approval, he persuaded the Athenian assembly to vote huge sums of the league's money ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Formation of the Delian League.

The formation of the Delian League - with Athens at its head - came about due to a complex of factors, among which was th ... ccording to Thucydides and Plutarch.Athens herself also played a major role in the formation of the Delian League. When looking at her role in the formation, however, it is vital to look at the roles ... nsions" for Athens.Sparta's weaknesses also seem to be contributing factors to the formation of the Delian League. Sparta not only had embarrassing leaders, but were also faced with other problems tha ...

(3 pages) 66 1 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Parthenon".

by the Persians. They Athenians used the money brought in from the arrangement with members of the Delian League to restore their city to its previous glory. This agreement basically was all of their ... isthodomos served as a treasury and contained four Ionic columns. It held much of the riches of the Delian League which supplied the funds for this very temple. In front of each of the doorways to the ...

(5 pages) 113 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An essay discussing the great empires of the world, for example the persian, Cyrus, Athenian, etc....

paign against the Persians in Egypt decimated the Athenian navy and inspired several members of the Delian League to revolt. The Athenian Empire was more of a legitimate political institution almost l ...

(6 pages) 90 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Athen's Rise To Power 478 - 445 BC

as between the Persian War and the Peloponnesian War, when Athens grew in strength as leader of the Delian League and used that position to slowly take control of all the states allied with her throug ... rough certain defence in light of possible foreign attack, for example another Persian invasion.The Delian League, previously the Hellenic League, was led by Athens and was referred to then as "The At ...

(9 pages) 53 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Compare and contrast the economic, political, and social structures of Ancient Athens to modern-day Iraq to see if democracy can work in Iraq

sian Wars had ended, many delegates from many city-states across Greece joined together to form the Delian League. Since Athens was in control of the Delian League, trade and tribute went into the cit ...

(4 pages) 79 1 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Year 12 Ancient History Assessment Task. Pericles "How did the policies of Pericles contribute to the expanding power and influence of the Athenian Empire?

naval army. With this increase the other Greek allies were getting less and less powerless over the Delian league. In 454 Delian League Treasury was moved to Athens. This meant that Athens could keep ... hings that they would not usually agree on, through the use of power.Once Athens had power over the Delian League profits, Pericles introduced a new citizen law. To qualify as a citizen, an Athenian h ...

(4 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Pericles, the unofficial leader of Athens

e. Firstly, he used wise strategies to beat the Persians during the Persian War. He then formed the Delian League which was a sort of alliance formed by many Greek city-states. By joining the Delian L ...

(4 pages) 40 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Peloponnesian Wars.

attempted invasion of the Greek peninsula by the Persian empire, several of those states formed the Delian league in 478 BC in order to create and fund a standing navy which could be used against the ... the league and controlled its treasury. Over the following decades, Athens was able to convert the Delian league into an Athenian empire. This increase in Athenian military power allowed it to challe ...

(4 pages) 70 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Pericles' background in Ancient History and his influence in Athens.

nd 429BC is often referred to as the 'Age of Pericles.'Pericles is also famous for transforming the Delian League into the Athenian Empire, and for extending art, democracy and literature throughout A ... owing the Greek colonies to grow.A year later, one of the countries forced under the control of the Delian League, Euboea, revolted, and Pericles was sent to quell the opposition. Taking advantage of ...

(8 pages) 29 0 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Athenian Imperialism and her Changing Relations with Allies

Allies' was an organisation led by the Athenians in the 5th century, but is now referred to as the 'Delian League' or the 'Confederacy of Athens.'The official aim of the League was, according to Thucy ... d.' - Thucydides.Over the next decade or so, various campaigns were conducted under the will of the Delian League. They include the capture of Byzantium, the capture of Eion, conquest of Scyrus, coerc ...

(9 pages) 19 0 4.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


From the Delian League Athens received their new buildings. The Delian League tricked and robbed 350 city-sta ... lost the Athenian fleet, a large number of Greek city-states formed a voluntary alliance called the Delian League. Athens headed this alliance. The League was to drive Persians out of Greek cities, co ... Athens) was determined to rebuild Athens and to make it a more beautiful city. Under his rule, the Delian League built his empire. Pericles thought it was a good idea to use the Delian League tribute ...

(2 pages) 687 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Life and Works of Sophocles

ranslates to treasurer of Greeks. He was also of the ten leading men who managed the coffers of the Delian League. During the Samian War (441-439 B.C.) he was the strategos, or general, together with ...

(6 pages) 18 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Athens "Golden Age"

(5 pages) 16 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Trial of Socrates

loponnesian War of 4311, which pitted the Spartans and the Persians against the Athenians and their Delian league. A plague hit Athens in 4301, and Pericles was kicked out, only to be reinstated one y ...

(4 pages) 673 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Risk and the 1500s

nnesian war between the Athenians and Spartans. The Athenian system of allies is known today as the Delian League. It formed in the 5th century BC, during the Persian Wars, to defend Greek city-states ... reek victory in the Persian Wars enhanced the power and prestige of Athens. In time, members of the Delian League paid tribute to Athens in money rather than in ships or manpower.The Spartan system wa ...

(4 pages) 11 0 3.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Golden Age of Greece and its Effects On the Modern World

reece then began the complicated process of unifying itself into a single nation. Athens set up the Delian League to aid in this process.The two most well known city states of this time were Athens an ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


The Greek World 500-440 BC (25 marks)(a) Explain the methods used by the Athenians to transform the Delian League into the Athenian Empire.OR(b) Assess Themistocles' role in the Greek defeat of the Pe ... - Option J - Greece: The Greek World 500-440 BC (25 marks)(a) Account for the transformation of the Delian League into the Athenian empire.OR(b) Account for the development of Athenian democracy durin ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union