Battle Of Marathon (eBook)
The Decisive End To The First Greco-Persian War
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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 ABOUT 50MINUTES.COM | History & Culture50MINUTES.COM will enable you to quickly understand the main events, people, conflicts and discoveries from world history that have shaped the world we live in today. Our publications present the key information on a wide variety of topics in a quick and accessible way that is guaranteed to save you time on your journey of discovery.