Fall of Athens - confederacy 7 Treasury moved to Athens in...

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480 – 430 B.C.E. Height of Athenian glory I. Athens, the city II. Pericles 1. Leader of Athens 2. Installed Athenian democracy and freedom a. This is what made Athens so great III. Delian League 1. Confederacy of fellow Greek city-states established in 479 B.C.E. 2. Intended to provide protection from Persia 3. Situated on Island of Delos a. Held the treasury on the island b. Common purse contributed by the city-states in preparation for the return of the Persians 4. Leaders and administrators provided by Athens 5. Military leader of the confederacy also Athenian 6. Angers many other city-states; leading them to secede from the
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Unformatted text preview: confederacy 7. Treasury moved to Athens in 454, used to fund building projects, etc. in Athens IV. Parthenon 1. Constructed from money from the treasury V. Peloponnesian War 1. Greek city-states, headed by Sparta, laying war to Athens from 430 – 404 B.C.E. 2. Causes widespread diseases in Athens leading to the death of a very high percentage of Athenians (maybe as much as half the population) 3. Weakens Athens as well as Greek city-states 4. Greeks fall to Philip II of Macedonia in 4 th c. B.C.E. VI. Socrates...
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