Delium

Delium (dēˈlēəm) [key], 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.

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