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The Battle of Marathon

The Decisive End to the First Greco-Persian War
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ISBN-13:
9782806273048
Seiten:
44
Autor:
50 minutes
Serie:
History
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
Kopierschutz:
Digital Watermark [Social-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of the Battle of Marathon in next to no time with this concise guide.


50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the Battle of Marathon. In 490 BC, King Darius I of Persia launched an offensive against the Greeks with the aim of further expanding his territory. However, in Marathon a much smaller Greek army inflicted a decisive defeat on the Persians. This feat marked a turning point in the Greco-Persian Wars, and the Battle of Marathon is one of the most famous conflicts in ancient history.




In just 50 minutes you will:

• Learn about the expansionist ambitions of the Persian Empire and the Greek uprisings that led to the conflict

• Identify the main commanders and leaders during the battle and the impact of their decisions on its outcome

• Analyse the consequences and significance of the Greek victory 




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