Some articles on empires, empire, athenian empire:
... These governments and confederations have sometimes referred to as "empires" ... Some did not fit the modern definition of empire (the Delian League), others were self-proclaimed by their first and often last ruler, and others were efforts to turn an existing ... "Empire" Origin Capital From To Duration Note Athenian Empire (Delian League) Ancient Greece Delos island -9522-01-01478 BC -9596-01-01404 BC 74 Also known as Delian League ...
... Croix's influential article The Character of the Athenian empire, which first appeared in Historia Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte (1954, 3, pp ... debate about the nature of the Delian League and the Athenian Empire which continues to this day ... The article was based on a paper The Alleged Unpopularity of the Athenian Empire delivered to the London Classical Association on 14 June 1950 ...
Famous quotes containing the words empire and/or athenian:
“There is a concept that is the corrupter and destroyer of all others. I speak not of Evil, whose limited empire is that of ethics; I speak of the infinite.”
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