The Battle of Marathon
Sprache - Englisch
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<b>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.</b>
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.
<b>In just 50 minutes you will:</b>
• 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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Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Umfang: 44 Seiten
Größe: 2,6 MB
Veröffentlichung: 26. April 2016