Ancient History

The Persian Wars

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Map of Aegean Sea and region in 5th century (source: livius.org)
  1. Croesus
  2. Persia
  3. Darius I
  4. The Ionian Revolt
  5. The Revolt is Crushed
  6. Aftermath of the Revolt
  7. Darius Invades
  8. Preparations
  9. Battle of Marathon
  10. Marathon
  11. Results of Marathon
  12. Persia Prepares Again
  13. Xerxes Invades
  14. The Greeks Unite
  15. Thermopylae
  16. The Battle of Thermopylae
  17. Betrayal
  18. Results of Thermopylae
  19. Xerxes Moves South
  20. Salamis
  21. Plataea
  22. Conclusion

Further reading

Last reviewed May 2009