The hegemony of the Aztecs, who dominated the other tribes from the central valley of Mexico, was oppressive.
The very fact that the hegemony had become an empire was enough to make the new system highly offensive to the allies.
From that moment Japanese policy was directed towards establishing her own hegemony and meeting the advance of Russia with a fait accompli.
How far Crete itself continued to preserve the hegemony which may reasonably be ascribed to it at an earlier age must remain doubtful.
This secured for Sparta the undisputed hegemony of the Peloponnese.
At this time the city was probably under the hegemony of Alba Longa, then the head of the Latin League.
Thus the Spartan hegemony in the Peloponnese was not really a federation except in the broadest sense.
By this act Rome succeeded to the hegemony of the Latin league.