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Spartan General Pausanias. Pausanias was a Spartan general of the 5th century BCE, responsible for the Greek victory over Mardonius and the Persians at the Battle of Plataea in 479 BCE, and was the leader of the Hellenic League created to resist Persian aggression during the Greco-Persian Wars.

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The Delian League, Part 2: From Eurymedon to the Thirty Years Peace (465/4-445/4 BCE)

The second phase of the Delian League’s operations begins with the Hellenic victory over Mede forces at Eurymedon and ends with the Thirty Years Peace between Athens and Sparta (roughly 465/4 – 445/4 BCE).The Greek triumph at Eurymedon resulted in a cessation of hostilities against the Persians, which lasted almost six years. Whether or not this peace or truce followed from some formal treaty negotiated by Cimon, son of Miltiades, remains unknown. (By Christopher Planeaux) --AHE


Seleucus I Nicator (305-281 BCE) A leading officer of Alexander the Great's League of Corinth, took possession of Syria and became the founder of the Seleucid Empire (312-63 BCE)


Macedon, Chalkidian League AR Tetrobol. Olynthos, circa 383/382 BC. Laureate head of Apollo to right / ΧΑΛΚΙΔΕΩΝ Kithara with seven strings; all within very shallow incuse square.

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Hercules and Atlas

Hercules and Atlas Metope from the east side of the temple of Zeus, Olympia. Here Hercules holds the Earth on his shoulders with the aid of Athena, on the right Atlas gives the Apples of the Hesperides. (470-460 BCE) Olympia Archaeological Museum.

ELEANA's Poster, Zurich, November 2012. Hellenic League Against Rheumatism - ELEANA organization won the Prize for the most beautiful poster at the EULAR Autumn Conference, poster exhibition. ©SpyridoulaTrivizaki