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HEGEMONY (Gr. i7ye,uovia, leadership,...

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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 208 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HEGEMONY (Gr. i7ye,uovia, leadership, from it-yo-Oat, to lead, the leadership especially of one particular state in a group of federated or loosely united states. The term was first applied in Greek history to the position claimed by different individual city-states, e.g. by Athens and Sparta, at different times to a position of predominance (primes inter pares) among other equal states, coupled with individual autonomy. The reversion of this position was claimed by Macedon (see GREECE: Ancient History, and DELIAN LEAGUE).
End of Article: HEGEMONY (Gr. i7ye,uovia, leadership, from it-yo-Oat, to lead, the leadership especially of one particular state in a group of federated or loosely united states. The term was first applied in Greek history to the position claimed by different individual
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