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The Greco-Persian War
Transcript of The Greco-Persian War
499 BC and 490 BC How it started: Darius attacked the Athens at
the field of Marathon Darius First attack on Greece Xerxes attacks Greece for his father. Xerxes Launches Attack on Greece Persians march right into Athens and burn it to the ground. Battle of Salamis "War and Battle Directory." Heritage History. History Curriculum Homeschool, 2007. Web. 08 Oct. 2012. <http://www.heritage-history.com/www/heritage.php?Dir=wars>. Bibliography: Athens supported the Ionans, by lending battle ships The Persian king Daruis swore to get revenge on Athens Athens awaiting them Athens where waiting for Spartan Reinforcements,
but by the influence of General Militades, they charged. Even though the Persian force was greater in number, they were caught by suprise and overrun by the fierce army. Darius dies, Xerxes becomes king of Persia Comes from north, where a small group of Spartans expecting him at Thermopylae. Xerxes gathers an army so great, that most city states of Greece surrender. For 3 days the Spartans defended the narrow pass, killing many Persians. 481 BC: Greek Politician Thermistocles influences Athens to build a 200 ship strong fleet. Leaves a Clear path for the Persians to march into Athens, But Athens was empty, they evacuated the city onto nearby islands. Naval Battle Of Salamis was started, where the Athenian Fleet destroys the Persian fleets. Xerxes returns back to Persia. 480 BC Spartans relise that Persians are no longer interested in Greece, so they retake the lost lands. The Battle of Plataea, drove out the last Persians from Greece. Not until 30 years later, in 448 BC there was the peace treaty signed between Athens and Persia, at which Athens was the largest force in the Aegean Sea. Tappan, Eva March. The Story of the Greek People: An Elementary History of Greece. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1908. Print. Lemon, Ethelwyn, and Paul Woodroffe. Stories from Greek History. London: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1908. Print. Thank you for listening! Ellis, Elisabeth Gaynor., and Anthony Esler. World History: Connections to Today. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1999. Print.