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Nesiotic League (First)

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Ryan Horne
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Mar 27, 2019 03:27 PM History
The Nesiotic league (the League of the Islanders) was a federal organization of Greek poleis in the Cyclades islands, organized in ca.  314/3 BCE under the direction of Antigonus Monophthalmus. Control passed to the Ptolemies ca. 287 BCE; the league eventually dissolved in the mid-3rd century BCE.

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state (polity)


The League of the Islanders is not mentioned in any contemporary literary source; information on the league is from contemporary inscriptions.

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Ryan Horne, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Nesiotic League (First): a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2019 <> [accessed: 06 June 2023]

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