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6.6 - 6.6 Terms 6-VI Persia Conflict with states near the...

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6.6 Terms 6-VI Persia- Conflict with states near the Greek speaking world – Lydia, Cyrus the great defeats Lydia, Persian political world in direct contact with Greek speaking world, Conflicts between 547 – 490 BCE, Darius & Xerxes, shaped Greece in early 5 th century BC, defeat of Persia = many Greek cities Athens- city-state, controlled the Delian league, the policies, administrations, strategies, destruction of Athens in 480 BCE - Persians took over - drank rivers dry, Radical democracy was important, Sparta- not a member of Delian League, no impact on other city-states, kingship – 2 kings, takes advice of Efours?, city council at Sparta, experimental form of government, spartian confederacy, fearful of the Deian League, Corinth- not a member of Delian League, no impact on other city-states Delian League- 479BCE, many Greek city-states, located in the Greek island named Delos, protect Greece from invasions from Persians, many cities wanted admittance into league, admittance into league = money & ships w/sailors, common heritage- language – mythology -
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