The Delian League of Ancient Greece: Definition & Overview


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1. Why did the Delian League form?

2. What was the Peloponnesian League?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of the Delian League of Ancient Greece with this quiz and worksheet combo. Practice problems gauge your ability to recall important information and define relevant terms, such as city-state.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of a city-state
  • Reasons why the Delian League was established
  • The Peloponnesian League
  • The importance of the Delian League treasury being moved
  • Why the Delian League disbanded

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you understand the essential information from the related lesson on the Delian League of Ancient Greece, such as why the league was created, and why it ended
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the movement of the Delian League treasury
  • Defining key concepts - verify that you can define relevant terms, such as city-state and Peloponnesian League

Additional Learning

To learn more about the history of the Delian League, review the accompanying lesson called The Delian League of Ancient Greece: Definition & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the origin and history of the Delian League
  • Discover why the Peloponnesian League was formed
  • Examine the events that led to the Athenian Empire
  • Identify Pericles and his connection to the Delian League
  • Learn the significance of the Athenian Navy
  • Understand how these events led to the end of the Greece's Golden Age