emperor who was a successor to Cyrus and Darius. Consumed
with desire to conquer Greece. Commanded huge army during
Persian Wars. Even though he outnumbered the Greek heavily,
he still managed to lose several battles, including the
famous naval battle of Salamis, which he witnessed
Persian Wars: Greece's Finest
Get down to basics with this easy-to-read article describing
the Greeks' mighty struggles against the mighty Persians.
Includes maps and timeline, as well as interactive windows
describing each of the four important battles.
Learn more about the area as a whole.
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See how this great ruler rose to prominence and then fell to
on the Persian Wars
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of Ancient Persia
Put events in perspective by knowing their dates.
of the Persian Empire
See the rise and fall of a great ancient empire.
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