The Peloponnesian War. The Beginning of the end…. The Delian League. Athens decided to form an alliance of city-states in the 5 th century BCE called the Delian League. This was done because: The Persians remained a threat, even after defeat at Salamis.
The Beginning of the end….
AND THE PELOPONNESIAN LEAGUE
AND THE DELIAN LEAGUE
For heroes have the whole earth for their tomb; and in lands far from their own, where the column with its epitaph declares it, there is enshrined in every breast a record unwritten with no tablet to preserve it, except that of the heart."
Pericles' Funeral Oration as recorded by ThucydidesTragedy Strikes
But from Whom??