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The Battle of Marathon: The Decisive End to the First Greco-Persian War

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. 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 

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Publisher: Primento Digital ISBN: 9782806273048 Pages: 44