Origin of Delian
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Athens had accomplished the work of the Delian League, and is not the labourer worthy of his hire?The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
Thus, almost automatically, the Delian League converted itself into an Athenian empire.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.|Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
The hymn to the Delian Apollo ends with an address of the poet to his audience.
Change your settlement; it is not this coast that the Delian god moved you to accept—not in Crete that Apollo bade you sit down.Studies in the Poetry of Italy, I. Roman|Frank Justus Miller
The Delian legend of the Hyperboreans may be thought to point in this direction.The Legacy of Greece|Various
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.