The Athenian Empire
Lecture no. 14 from the course: Ancient Greek Civilization
Taught by Professor Jeremy McInerney | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
An alliance of Aegean city-states, the Delian League was formed in the aftermath of the Persian Wars while Athens enjoyed great prestige. The Golden Age of Pericles was the age of imperial Athens, during which time the Parthenon, Propylaia, and Erectheion were completed.