Achaean league

a political confederation of Achaean and other Greek cities, established in the late 3rd century b.c. and dissolved by the Romans in 146 b.c.
Historical Examples

To Aratus is due the credit of having made the Achaean League an effective instrument against tyrants and foreign enemies.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various

Aratus restores the freedom of Sicyon; joins the Achaean League, which becomes a powerful body.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2 Various

All the Peloponnesus is included in the Achaean League, which attains its apogee.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2 Various

a confederation of Achaean cities formed in the early third century bc, which became a political and military force in Greece, directed particularly against Macedonian domination of the Peloponnesus


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