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Unformatted text preview: C. Wars in Egypt, Central Greece, Cyprus--anti-Persian or Expansionist? IV. ATHENIAN EXPANSIONISM--MOTIVES: anti-Persian? Empire? A. North-- Aegean: to protect grain trade route to Black Sea *klerouchies set up there (dual citizenship) B. West--Sicily & Italy: 1.estab. colony-Thouroi, 444 B.C.--open to all Greeks 2. Athens makes alliances w/Segesta, Leontini Why? C. Central Greece: to punish 'Medizers'? other motives? V. ATHENS AS IMPERIALIST ( ca . 460 B.C.) 1. Athens moves League Treasury from Delos to Athens 454 B.C. 2. All allies must use Athenian drachmas for business (exchanged at Athens by deadline). 3. Athens pushes democracies in oligarchic (pro-Spartan) allied polises 4. 449/8 Athens uses 1/60 of phoros for Athena-Perikles' bldg. program 5. 449 B.C. Peace of Kallias w/Persia--why did League continue ? VI. Athens Goals? 1.a trading Empire, dominating Mediterranean Sea. 2. wealth? land? booty? ** Who benefitted? at Athens--aristocrats? demos? in League?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2011 for the course CLA 3504 taught by Professor Kapparis during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.
- Spring '11