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

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This map depicts the battle of marathon which was during the Persian war. The battle of marathon involved the Athenian troops and Persian troops, and the Athenians won.

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Dark Ages of Greece. First Persian War. Battle of Marathon. Battle of Thermopylae. Second Persian War.

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

Siege of Naxos BC) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Darius I of Persia, as imagined by a Greek painter, century BC

The Helmet and the Skull. This ‘Corinthian’ helmet has the unique distinction of being found on the ancient battlefield of Marathon, fought between the Athenians and the Persians. The modern-day marathon that we run received its name from the battle of Marathon. As a messenger Philippides had to run from Athens to Sparta to ask for help.

museum-of-artifacts: “ Corinthian helmet from the Battle of Marathon BC) found with the warrior’s skull inside.

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

Corinthian helmet from the Battle of Marathon, 490 BC, found with the warrior’s skull inside.

The Battle of #Marathon was a bloody affair. The Athenians were fighting to protect free thinking.  No Greek army had ever defeated the Persians in open #combat. http://mymultiplesclerosis.co.uk/hotw/marathon-battle-persia-aeschylus/

Battle of Marathon

The Battle of #Marathon was a bloody affair. The Athenians were fighting to protect free thinking. No Greek army had ever defeated the Persians in open #combat. http://mymultiplesclerosis.co.uk/hotw/marathon-battle-persia-aeschylus/

Battle of Salamis is located in Greece

Byzantine–Venetian War is located in Greece Islands ceded to Venetian privateers.

This is an example of the kind of helmet used by the Greeks during the Battle of Marathon when the Persian army tried to invade Greek land in 490 BC during the Classical Period.

This is an example of the kind of helmet used by the Greeks during the Battle of Marathon when the Persian army tried to invade Greek land in 490 BC during the Classical Period.

This guy is Pheidippides an Athenian herald. He ran the 26 miles from the battlefield near the town of Marathon to Athens to announce the Greek victory over Persia in the Battle of Marathon (490 BC) with the word "Νενικήκαμεν" (Nenikékamen, 'We have won') and died on the spot.

Not powerfully. Not trained and toned. Not even consistently. Some days I crawled or hopped, limped or rolled, made animal by the pain. But I kept going. For a medal? A circle of bronze,…

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