Battle of Salamis (Wiki) - Greek & Persian territory during the reign of Xerxes, husband of Esther.

Battle of Salamis (Wiki) - Greek & Persian territory during the reign of Xerxes, husband of Esther.

The Battle of Marathon 490 BC: The day of Marathon is the critical epoch in the history of the two nations. It broke forever the spell of Persian invincibility, which had previously paralyzed men's minds. It helped the Greeks to get the spirit which beat back Xerxes. It secured for mankind the intellectual treasures of Athens, the growth of free institutions, the liberal enlightenment of the Western world, and the gradual ascendency for many ages of the great principles of European…

The Battle of Marathon 490 BC: The day of Marathon is the critical epoch in the history of the two nations. It broke forever the spell of Persian invincibility, which had previously paralyzed men's minds. It helped the Greeks to get the spirit which beat back Xerxes. It secured for mankind the intellectual treasures of Athens, the growth of free institutions, the liberal enlightenment of the Western world, and the gradual ascendency for many ages of the great principles of European…

Battle of Marathon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia #persian wars

Battle of Marathon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia #persian wars

Let us take a gander at 14 facts you should know about the Battle of Marathon, the pivotal encounter between the Greeks and the Persians.

Let us take a gander at 14 facts you should know about the Battle of Marathon, the pivotal encounter between the Greeks and the Persians.

Battle of Marathon.  1st Persian invasion of Greece took place in 490 BCE.  The Persians, under Darius I, were forced to retreat.

Battle of Marathon. 1st Persian invasion of Greece took place in 490 BCE. The Persians, under Darius I, were forced to retreat.

"Discobolus" the ancient Greek sculptor Myron was the most famous masterpieces of the classical period. The Greeks defeated the Persians in the Battle of Marathon, came the desired peace and artists, to maintain a spirit of optimism, began to create new masterpieces in a more realistic manner. The original statue is made of bronze and is stored in the National Roman Museum.

"Discobolus" the ancient Greek sculptor Myron was the most famous masterpieces of the classical period. The Greeks defeated the Persians in the Battle of Marathon, came the desired peace and artists, to maintain a spirit of optimism, began to create new masterpieces in a more realistic manner. The original statue is made of bronze and is stored in the National Roman Museum.

This Corinthian helmet from the Battle of Marathon was found with a human skull still inside

This Corinthian helmet from the Battle of Marathon was found with a human skull still inside

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