Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Chios” in entry federal-union-the-john-fiske of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:
...recian history might have been wonderfully altered.
As it was, they were all deprived of one essential element of sovereignty, the power of controlling their own military forces.
Some of them, as Chios and Mitylene, furnished troops at the demand of Athens; others maintained no troops, but paid a fixed tribute to Athens in return for her protection.
In either case they felt shorn of part of their...
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