Thus, almost automatically, the Delian League converted itself into an Athenian empire.
The Delian legend of the Hyperboreans may be thought to point in this direction.
And with the Delian nymphs shall I celebrate in song the golden chaplet and bow of Diana?
With dance and song the Delian maidens still hailed the divinity of Lt's son.
As a whole, the spirit of the piece is much more Delian (Ionian) than Delphic.
Then he triumphantly dedicated his flagship to the Delian Apollo.
Athens had accomplished the work of the Delian League, and is not the labourer worthy of his hire?
Hence she had founded the Delian league of the maritime states, to hold the seas against Persia.
She was directly inspired by Apollo (the Delian seer), and dwelt in a cavern near his temple.
Delian feasts were those which the Athenian, and the other Greek states celebrated every four years at Delos.
1620s, "of Delos," tiny island in the Aegean, birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Delian problem "find the length of the side of a cube having double the volume of a given cube," was set by the oracle at Delos when it answered (430 B.C.E.) that the plague in Athens would end when Apollo's (cube-shaped) altar was doubled. The Latin fem. form of the word became the proper name Delia.