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The Delian League

On the Cooperative Arrangement Among Certain Ancient Greek Cities Against Their Enemies

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Note that the final question is a tricky one, requiring interpretation or outside reading, rather than simply a close reading of my related article. Indeed, a close reading may lead you to pick the second-best answer.

1. Which enemy was the Delian League originally formed to face?
Athens
Delos
Persia
Sparta

2. Which was the hegemon of the Delian League?
Athens
Delos
Persia
Sparta

3. When did the Delian League completely end?
378 B.C.
404 B.C.
449 B.C.
478 B.C.

4. When did the Delian League begin?
378 B.C.
404 B.C.
449 B.C.
478 B.C.

5. What did "letting the lumps of iron sink to the bottom out at sea" signify?
A return to the gods that which is from the gods.
Symbolically getting rid of the weapons of the Persians.
That those who signed the treaty were agreeing that they would share friends and enemies.
The idea that the treaty was forever.

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