Delium

Delium dē´lēəm [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 BC) by the Boeotians there Socrates fought in the battle.

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