The Consequences Of The Delian League

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Originally, The Delian League was an alliance created to continue the onslaught on the Persia after the Greeks successfully repelled the second Persian invasion - the founding principle was "offense is the best line of defense" and speculations that Persia could one day arrange another invasion (Butler, 2007).

Due to the fact that the Athens were given most credit for the Greek victory, and because the Athens had the strongest navy, they were chosen to lead the alliance in its continued naval (counter) aggression and continue on pressuring the already-shattered Persian forces.

Now, this brings us to a point that ends The Delian League as a military alliance that had a purpose of bringing the aggression back to Persia, and turns The Delian

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