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Delium

Delium

[dee-lee-uhm]
Delium, town of ancient Greece, a port in E Boeotia, named for its temple of Apollo similar to the one at Delos. In the Peloponnesian War the Athenians were defeated (424 B.C.) by the Boeotians there; Socrates fought in the battle.
Delium (also called Delion Greek: Δήλιον Dêlion, Latin: Delium) was a Greek city famous for its important temple dedicated to Apollo, similar to the one in Delos, thence its name. Founded by colonists of Tanagra, it was located approximately 2 km from Oropos and 8 km from Tanagra.

There were two important battles in Delium:

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